[hibernate-dev] [hsearch] JSON version of Hibernate Search query

Hardy Ferentschik hardy at hibernate.org
Thu Jun 13 10:10:59 EDT 2013

On 13 Jan 2013, at 2:11 PM, Gunnar Morling <gunnar at hibernate.org> wrote:

> 2013/6/13 Hardy Ferentschik <hardy at hibernate.org>
> On 13 Jan 2013, at 8:47 AM, Gunnar Morling <gunnar at hibernate.org> wrote:
> > Would creating a "real" query language instead of a serialized object
> > representation make sense then?
> You mean the Lucene query language -  http://lucene.apache.org/core/old_versioned_docs/versions/3_4_0/queryparsersyntax.html ;-)
> In the end it comes down to that.
> Maybe, if that has everything needed, why not? Or is a goal to hide the fact that Lucene is used underneath? 
> What would the purpose of a new query language be? I guess it would be more object centric, but is this relevant for a user?
> What's the purpose of the JSON notation? I think for a user its nicer to express a query in a dedicated query language instead of a general-purpose object serialization format. As it is nicer for a human to express queries in say HQL or SQL instead of describing e.g. a "HQL object" in JSON or XML. If this is going to be used by application code, it probably doesn't make a big difference.
> I guess I just don't yet really understand what's the use case behind.

Right, that's what I am also trying to see/find.


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