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Bug 8884 - Wrong relevance values assigned to search result for b12 on W.pedia
Wrong relevance values assigned to search result for b12 on W.pedia
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
lucene-search-2 (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Reported: 2007-02-05 06:49 UTC by tiakapan
Modified: 2013-03-26 11:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description tiakapan 2007-02-05 06:49:52 UTC
Hi,

No front page news here, but still worth pointing out...

Search for 'Vitamin B12' oddly gave these results :-

'B vitamin' gets 'Relevance: 100.0%'

While (way down the page) 'Vitamin B12' gets 'Relevance: 45.6%'!

Maybe the indexers need to get some more B12 in their diet! ;)

Cheers,

R

PS What's with the bank-like security here? Bit of a pain to put 
it mildly - authorised cookies, yet still had to tediously re-
enter my log-in half a dozen times!
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-02-05 17:15:19 UTC
That's just the way the search works...

(Don't check the checkbox for requiring IP match when you log in; AOL's proxies
break that.)
Comment 2 Andre Klapper 2013-03-26 11:25:30 UTC
[Merging "MediaWiki extensions/Lucene Search" into "Wikimedia/lucene-search2", see bug 46542. You can filter bugmail for: search-component-merge-20130326 ]

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