Discovery/Status updates/2018-04-02

This is the weekly update for the week starting 2018-03-26 and 2018-04-02



  • Stas finished up the work to enable the query builder hook so that using label & description index for fulltext searches work [1]
  • Erik worked on boosting search results with exact phrase match and updated the models to one that is significantly less expensive [2]
  • We completed a task for an in-place reindex to all wikis to pick up new trigram index for title and redirect.title field [3]
  • Trey finished his review of Slovak Morphological Libraries [4][5]
  • David completed a forceSearchIndex on testwiki, mediawikiwiki, labswiki, labtestwiki, svwiki, and everything on Beta Cluster [6]
  • Trey added support for external stemmer to Analyzer Analysis tools [7]
  • David did work to make all SearchKeywords a subclass of SimpleKeywordFeature, to remove and centralize all the parsing logic out of these classes [8]
  • David also corrected a CirrusSearch Error "An error has occurred while searching" that was due to a comma used as decimal separator [9]


  • Chelsy finished up the a report on analyzing the results of query explorer AB test [10] [11]