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by KYPREO
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

I have submitted a pull request for proposed changes here: https://github.com/phpbb/phpbb/pull/5815 As part of this I have submitted sample wordform and exception rule documents to guide board administrators on configuring custom search term mapping for their own boards. Included in this is a comple...
by KYPREO
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

After further extensive testing today, I am of the view that it is best to deal with customisation of search queries for abbreviations (and to a certain degree, hyphens) by way of a custom exceptions.txt file. Using the USA example, I created the following rules in an exceptions.txt: U.S.A. => usa u...
by KYPREO
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

Another conundrum is how to handle abbreviations/acronyms/initialisms. For example, if the user searches for "USA", you would expect to return results for "USA", "U.S.A" and "U.S.A." Similarly, a search for "U.S.A" should find "USA" as well as "U.S.A". However, by default "U.S.A." will be indexed as...
by KYPREO
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

I am almost done with my changes to fix and enhance Sphinx Search report. I have just been taking care of a few little minor details such as: - how search should handle search queries containing ampersand '&'. For example, how should words such as "D&D" or "P&L" be indexed and queried? Based on revi...
by KYPREO
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

Sounds great, I can't wait to test your implementation. Please let us know when you've released the code. On the subject on Sphinx, there's another bug (can't view the last results of a query when there's more than 20,000 of them) that has a very simple fix, hope this gets included too one day. I w...
by KYPREO
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: [3.x] Discussion
Topic: Future support for Sphinx Search
Replies: 15
Views: 19620

Re: Future support for Sphinx Search

I have been working away at fixing a number of issues on the implementation for Sphinx Search and to specifically resolve the following tickets: PHPBB3-16234 Search syntax broken when using Sphinx Fulltext backend PHPBB3-16233 Enable exact phrase searching with Sphinx Fulltext PHPBB3-13958 search ph...