[Koha] How or maybe where are relevance rankings established?

Doug Dearden dearden at sarsf.org
Wed Feb 1 05:57:20 NZDT 2012

Thanks Mason, you've put me on the yellow brick road.

I've looked at several config files in the ..../zebradb subdirectory, and am now surrounded by the flying monkeys. :)



-----Original Message-----
From: Mason James [mailto:mtj at kohaaloha.com] 
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 6:50 PM
To: Doug Dearden
Cc: koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
Subject: Re: [Koha] How or maybe where are relevance rankings established?

On 2012-01-31, at 12:44 PM, Doug Dearden wrote:

> Hello All,
> I am trying to get a grip on how a search is ordered when "relevance" is specified.  Is there a place in the staff client where these results are controlled - i.e. which fields are given weight?

afaik, the relevance is determined in zebra, internally

here's some doc..


> Or perhaps the question is where would I find the algorithm that is being used - assuming it is hard coded somewhere?

> The "about" info pasted below my name in the event an update will make a difference here.

yes indeed, good thinking :)

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