[Dovecot] Full text search indexing

Bill Boebel bill at webmail.us
Thu Dec 14 23:19:34 UTC 2006

On Sat, December 9, 2006 8:05 pm, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> said:

> As I've explained a couple of times already, IMAP RFC says that searches
> are done by matching substrings, so the Lucene backend isn't fully RFC
> compliant. Currently it's anyway used to optimize standard SEARCH
> BODY/TEXT rules, but I'll probably make it optional and instead add new
> X-NONEXACT-BODY/TEXT rules. Then it will be possible to use both Lucene
> and Squat backends to optimize different searches (eg. Lucene for your
> modified webmail and Squat for standard IMAP clients).

Very cool.  Will searches other than BODY and TEXT use Lucene, Squat or the normal Dovecot indexes?... such as SEARCH SUBJECT/TO/CC/FROM/HEADER


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