Perlfect Solutions

[Perlfect-search] backwards?

Daniel Naber
Fri, 15 Dec 2000 14:16:24 +0100
On 2000-12-15 13:55, you wrote:

> an attempt to retrieve just that one document, yields 677 hits.
> But searching only on the name of one of the authors, Kody Janney,
> yields only 41 hits. (She is mentioned in other docs besides this one.)

The search defaults to OR. The next version will default to AND.

> I've also tried quoting terms and separating them with commas, as well
> as using a plus sign or AND to make clear the Boolean intent, all with
> no change in the results.

+Jane +Sledge yields less results then Jane Sledge. Quotes are not 
supported and will be ignored.

> Our site users are confused and rebellious and want me to find something
> that works. I can only conclude I've set it up wrong (though it's pretty
> much at its default settings). Any help you can offer will be
> appreciated.

You can fetch the not yet released version from

You can also copy only those parts from to your version that 
make it default to AND (that's at


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