Issues and Workarounds for Typesense's Typo Tolerance Feature
TLDR John found unexpected results with Typesense's typo tolerance feature. Jason explained it is the feature's design and suggested a workaround that could potentially yield more results than desired.
Aug 24, 2023 (3 months ago)
If you search and reach the
typo_tokens_thresholdand subsequently apply a filter, you may get many more results than you had before you applied the filter. See this pastebin for an example.
What are your thoughts around this? Is there some good workaround?
typo_tokens_thresholdto a large number to pull up the same typo corrected results for the non-filtered use-case as well
Aug 29, 2023 (3 months ago)
typo_tokens_thresholdto a large number?
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