> So, how am I supposed to know if a string index is to be searched or a word
> index? You seem to be inferring it from the truncation characters. Is
> Title="word" a word search or a complete title search?
Complete title search. A word search on Title would be "|word|"
> Just as importantly, when we move to support Scan, we aren't going to have
> any truncation characters to help. So when I scan on Title="word", do I
> expect to see single words from titles come back or entire titles?
Yes. This is, IMO, the killer argument against combining Title and
TitleWord (etc) I'm now convinced that we should leave the two separate
as there's no resolution to this problem apart from having multiple
I'd like to further propose that the use of *Word as index names be
formally written in to the spec as an identifier that the structure of
the data in the index is word based not string based.
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