[MarkLogic Dev General] Is there a score threshold?

Peter Hickman peter.hickman at semantico.com
Thu Jun 28 06:18:55 PDT 2007

I am searching my documents using the default scoring system with 3.1-5 
and searching the whole document from the root element.

When I search for the article by it's title "Indian subcontinent" I can 
find it, plus other articles that have that phrase. But the title is 
weighted with a 16.

But when I search for the word "bronze", which is in the article but not 
in the title the article is not returned. Even if I search for "indian 
subcontinent bronze" I can't find it.

The only thing that occurs to me is the article in question is very 
large (nearly 5m and quite conplex compared to the 10k and simple of 
99.99% of the rest of the articles). Could the size of the document 
result in the score being so small as to be effectively zero and 
therefore the document is not returned?

Peter Hickman.

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