Bug 24493 - UsequeryParser wording in System Preference is not accurate
Summary: UsequeryParser wording in System Preference is not accurate
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Product: Koha
Classification: Unclassified
Component: System Administration (show other bugs)
Version: 19.05
Hardware: All All
: P5 - low enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Bugs List
QA Contact: Testopia
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Blocks: 12742
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Reported: 2020-01-23 14:47 UTC by Kelly McElligott
Modified: 2020-11-30 21:44 UTC (History)
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Description Kelly McElligott 2020-01-23 14:47:03 UTC
According to the text associated with the system preference, UseQueryParser, this TRY/Don'T Try option will not affect anything however, It does affect searching.  

It would appear if a library does set this to TRY, it will have an impact as it appears QueryParser is installed on Koha sites by default. 

Can we remove this text or add a different warning, such as "This will affect all searching in KOha" 

Wording currently on system preference "to use the QueryParser module for parsing queries. Please note: enabling this will have no impact if you do not have QueryParser installed, and everything will continue to work as usual."

See https://bugs.koha-community.org/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=18945
Comment 1 Katrin Fischer 2020-01-23 22:51:23 UTC
Hi Kelly, I think you are right, at least the second part should be removed. But I'd like to suggest something else: Remove QueryParser.

There are so many problems with it and it doesn't look like anyone will spend the time to fix them (see bug 12742 and linked bugs)
Comment 2 Katrin Fischer 2020-02-24 20:53:11 UTC
We've voted to remove the QueryParser code (https://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Development_IRC_meeting_4_March_2020), so I am closing this WONTFIX.