Marvin Humphrey
and 1 contributors

NAME

KinoSearch::Plan::FieldType - Define a field's behavior.

DEPRECATED

The KinoSearch code base has been assimilated by the Apache Lucy project. The "KinoSearch" namespace has been deprecated, but development continues under our new name at our new home: http://lucy.apache.org/

SYNOPSIS

    my @sortable;
    for my $field ( @{ $schema->all_fields } ) {
        my $type = $schema->fetch_type($field);
        next unless $type->sortable;
        push @sortable, $field;
    }

DESCRIPTION

FieldType is an abstract class defining a set of traits and behaviors which may be associated with one or more field names.

Properties which are common to all field types include boost, indexed, stored, sortable, binary, and similarity.

The boost property is a floating point scoring multiplier which defaults to 1.0. Values greater than 1.0 cause the field to contribute more to a document's score, lower values, less.

The indexed property indicates whether the field should be indexed (so that it can be searched).

The stored property indicates whether to store the raw field value, so that it can be retrieved when a document turns up in a search.

The sortable property indicates whether search results should be sortable based on the contents of the field.

The binary property indicates whether the field contains binary or text data. Unlike most other properties, binary is not settable.

The similarity property is a Similarity object which defines matching and scoring behavior for the field. It is required if the field is indexed.

METHODS

get_boost()

Accessor for boost.

indexed()

Accessor for indexed.

stored()

Accessor for stored.

sortable()

Accessor for sortable.

binary()

Indicate whether the field contains binary data.

INHERITANCE

KinoSearch::Plan::FieldType isa KinoSearch::Object::Obj.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright 2005-2011 Marvin Humphrey

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.