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runSearch.php, used by relevancyLab, doesn't rewrite queries the same as full text search
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full text search, when given a query like "reise priebus" which has zero results will rewrite the query to use the provided suggestion, "reese priests". This isn't really a good fix, but it is a feature we have in production and relevancyLab should do the same.

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EBernhardson added a comment.EditedMar 3 2016, 8:07 AM

it's a bit late so i havn't looked, but might only need turning the feature on in the SearchEngine features? We might need a higher level ticket, to verify relevancyLab is running queries the same way as production. There might be other flags we havn't set properly.

TJones added a comment.Mar 4 2016, 5:46 PM

We definitely want the basic search to be the same in the no-longer-a-lab (T128765) and in production, but I'm not sure about some of the special hacks that are there to improve the user's experience, like auto-running a suggested query, or searching another wiki (different project or different language). Are we tuning the user experience or the search engine results in the no-longer-a-lab? Could be either, I guess, depending on what you are working on, and what you consider search results and what's UX.

Please enjoy this maximally wishy-washy comment! We definitely need to understand what's going on, though.