Re: Problems getting right results

On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 12:51 -0500, Joe Shaw wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 12:47 -0500, Carlos Moffat wrote:
> > With 'beagle-query smith', 6 results. With 'beagle-query mailfrom:smith'
> > around 20, which sounds about right. With 'beagle-query lentz ext:pdf' I
> > get around 25/30 files, which also sounds about right.
> Ok, so it looks like there are two different problems here:
> (1) "beagle-query mailfrom:smith" returns more results than
> "beagle-query mailfrom:smith"

I'm assuming you have a typo here. I get more results from 'beagle-query
mailfrom:smith' than from 'beagle-query smith'

> (2) "beagle-query lentz ext:pdf" returns more results than "beagle-query
> lentz" ?  (Please clarify for this one)

This is right. 'beagle-query smith ext:pdf' gives more results than  (or
lentz, they're both authors I have PDF documents and emails from).

> For (1) it's possible that we're just not searching the "From" field by
> default on searches.  Is your email stored in Evolution, Thunderbird, or
> KMail?


> For (2), we'll need a little bit more information.
> > This suggests beagle has indexed all the files/emails correctly, but
> > somehow the query is not working properly. I'll try your other
> > suggestions and report back.
> The sandbox won't work for emails, only files.  But your theory seems
> right.

Oh, good to know.

> Thanks,
> Joe


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