[thelist] How to overcome MySQL search limitations

evolt.sarahwbs at xoxy.net evolt.sarahwbs at xoxy.net
Mon Sep 27 08:36:36 CDT 2004

> I'm using MySQLs fulltext indexing and MATCH...AGAINST (on hosted space, so
> no server changes).
> I wonder if there are any tricks for overcoming the lack of stemming and the
> 4 char minimum...? Google apparently knows very little about these things :)

Check out this article, it helped me a lot with fulltext searching in MySQL:

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