[Mediawiki-l] [Bulk] Problems with search

Katharina Wolkwitz wolkwitz at fh-swf.de
Mon Jan 28 14:48:06 UTC 2008


Hi Günter,

take a look at this page:

http://xoa.petdance.com/How_to:_Allow_searching_for_short_words_in_MediaWiki

friederb schrieb:
> hallo guenter,
> 
> I had the same strange experience, searching for <ccc> noooothing came 
> up???! ...
> 
> without knowing any details about the mediawiki-code I found out, that 
> anything shorter than 4 letters isn´t found by the search-engine. it 
> should be possible to change that somewhere in the php-search-script of 
> the mediawiki-software.
> 
> does anybody know how to change that?
> 
> greetings, frieder
> 
> Günter Gratzer wrote:
>> hello,
>> if I use search function in our mediawiki I often didn't get a result.
>> e.g. if I search for "vpn" I don't get a result. If I enter "vpn-verbindung" the page is found. If I enter "verbindung" the page will be found as well.
>>  
>> Anyone can explain me why it doesn't work?
>>  
>> We use
>>
>> *	MediaWiki <http://www.mediawiki.org/> : 1.11.0 
>> *	PHP <http://www.php.net/> : 5.2.1 
>> *	MySQL <http://www.mysql.com/> : 5.0.37
>>
>> thanks!
>>
>> Günter
>>
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