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Why search field do an "OR" search, not an "AND" search

asked 2013-10-07 04:09:15 -0500

Kei Okada gravatar image


I'm wondering why search bar do an "OR" search, not an "AND" search. Someone says that a part of specification and others say that is miss-configuration. Which is correct?

Askbot itself is able to perform AND search (see

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I know this doesn't help with the actual problem, but I actually get better results by just using google (maybe adding a

dornhege gravatar image dornhege  ( 2013-10-07 05:06:05 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-10-07 08:40:30 -0500

Not sure if there is a good answer to the "why?" question. I know the change from OR to AND is ticketed on the ROS Answers issue tracker though. It´s been 9 months since that ticket got created, so maybe an encouraging post there will get things moving :)

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Thanks, I left comment there. if someone find how to fix this, please add comment.

Kei Okada gravatar image Kei Okada  ( 2013-10-07 14:03:54 -0500 )edit

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