Understanding the 'text_match' calculation in Typesense.
TLDR John asked about the interpretation of
text_match scores while Kishore Nallan clarified that the score is a composed int64 integer and shared the computation link.
Jun 20, 2022 (18 months ago)
text_matchis computed somewhere, or some way to make it more interpretable? I get scores like
565161851289602which is quite opaque 😅
Kishore Nallan12:42 PM
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Discussion on Typesense Raw and Altered Text Match Scores
Weilin requested that Typesense provide both raw and altered 'text match' scores for ranking. Jason asked for a GitHub issue and promised to address it next week. Kishore Nallan then clarified the current implementation already includes the raw score.
Discussing 'Text Matches' Feature Improvement in Typesense
Stefan asked if distance in 'text matches' can be determined. Kishore Nallan said no and asked for an issue to be created on Github, which was done by Stefan.
Issues With `text_match` Scoring for Search Queries in Typesense
Colin encountered issues with the `text_match` scoring on Typesense v0.23.1. Jason and Kishore Nallan identified a potential issue with numeric overflow in the text match score and applied an unverified patch. The final resolution is unclear.