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  1. Lucene - Core
  2. LUCENE-2846

omitTF is viral, but omitNorms is anti-viral.

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
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    • 4.0-ALPHA
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    Description

      omitTF is viral. if you add document 1 with field "foo" as omitTF, then document 2 has field "foo" without omitTF, they are both treated as omitTF.

      but omitNorms is the opposite. if you have a million documents with field "foo" with omitNorms, then you add just one document without omitting norms,
      now you suddenly have a million 'real norms'.

      I think it would be good for omitNorms to be viral too, just for consistency, and also to prevent huge byte[]'s.
      but another option is to make omitTF anti-viral, which is more "schemaless" i guess.

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          Robert Muir
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          Robert Muir
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