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This directory contains files that control stopword and stemming behavior for queries. For each file, click on the filename for more detailed information below.

stopwords.dat A list of query stopwords
stemwords.dat A list of words that should not be stemmed

These files may be customized within a stopwords section of a user directory, using the files from the default data/stopwords directory as a model.

Customizing functionality in user/stopwords

stopwords.dat

These are words that should be considered stopwords in query functionality supported in Salience Engine. It is a simple list of terms, one stopword per line. For example:

a
about
above
according
across
after
afterwards
again
against
albeit
all
almost

stemwords.dat

These are words that should NOT be stemmed during query execution against content in Salience Engine. It is a simple list of terms, one stemword per line. For example:

CES
Hastings