Just a question on the way the builtin SQLA full text search works when searching for questions (not for tags):

If I use a search string that contains a tag name (say, searching for "debugging"), will the result also contain questions that use that tag without having the tag itself in the contents?

(As to my tests, it seems to do so.)


I'm asking since this seems to be the most general way to search within this forum, and it allows to search for several tags simultaneously.

In contrast, when searching within tags, it seems that only one tag can be specified. Searching for two or more tags seems to give no results (as is in SQLA's "Find tags" facility).

asked 15 Mar '11, 18:29

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edited 18 Mar '11, 11:19

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FWIW, the current full-text search seems to do so - cf. the search for "debugging" which also lists that older FAQ that contains the phrase only as tag, not in the question or comment text itself.

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answered 16 Jun '15, 04:12

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