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On 9/19/06, Paul Terray <[hidden email]> wrote:
> Using a lot of dynamic fields, I'd like to simplify the field types. I had a
> question on this: is there an advantage to have a field declared as single
> valued, as opposed to multi-valued?
The response of single valued fields is smaller (no encapsulating
array), you can sort on it if you need to, and (upcoming)
optimizations for faceted browsing on a single-valued field are
From the perspective of pure full-text searching only, there is no advantage.