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Re: [Koha-devel] Stop words

From: Rachel Hamilton-Williams
Subject: Re: [Koha-devel] Stop words
Date: Fri Aug 8 21:30:06 2003

> Owen Leonard wrote:

> >How are stop words supposed to work?  It appears that if you do a search on a
> >single stop word, it will execute the search:  searching for 'the' will 
> >return
> >results in our catalog.  If you do a search on a stop word plus another term,
> >it seems to ignore the stop word: searching for 'the stuff' will only return
> >results from 'stuff.'
> >
> >Is this the intended behavior?

I would have thought it was the intended behaviour - so that if you had a book 
whose title was "just" a stop word you could still find it.

but IANAL :-)  


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