Re: Searching email
- From: Kevin Kubasik <kevin kubasik net>
- To: Sharninder <sharninder_khera symantec com>
- Cc: Dashboard-hackers gnome org
- Subject: Re: Searching email
- Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2006 01:20:09 -0400
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> On Fri, 2006-06-02 at 20:09 -0400, Kevin Kubasik wrote:
>> Are you using IMAP or POP? If you are using an IMAP account, you must
>> configure evolution to download your messages for offline viewing if
>> you wish to have the message contents indexed, otherwise beagle will
>> only index the message summary (ie. To,From, Subject)
>> -Kevin Kubasik
>> On 6/2/06, Rob Brown-Bayliss <uncertain genius gmail com> wrote:
>>> Hi, I don't understand how beagle is indexing email from evolution.
>>> When I search using a phrase that I know is in the email (because I
>>> have cut and pasted it) beagle does not find the mail. If I search
>>> for the subjexct it finds some of the mail, but not all of them.
>>> Is this normal or have I got a problem with my system?
> I have pretty much the same setup here and I think I understand what Rob
> is trying to say. Maybe what he means is that he wants boolean searches
> to work better. Right, Rob ?
Its possible thats what Rob means, but IMAP e-mail bodies will not be
indexed unless their contents are downloaded, and its a problem we are
finding more and more new users concerned over.
I may be wrong here though, but I have
> never been able to make boolean searches perform the way I want them.
Could you give us some specific examples of queries that don't work? And
if you could include the version of beagle that would be great, this
might be a bug, but I wanna be sure that we are on the same page with
the term 'boolean search'.
> they even work ? Is it a UI (beagle-search) or a daemon/lucene issue ?
This would most defiantly be a daemon issue, or a problem with our query
parsing. (Which, strictly speaking is part of neither the UI or daemon,
but tends to be more of a backend thing).
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