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Couldn't agree more. I think the problem with ElasticSearch docs is they assume the user already understands the inner workings of the Lucene search engine (after all, ElasticSearch is just a nice restful wrapper on top of that.)

If, as was my case, the most complex search you've ever made before was a fulltext search on a database field then you'll be lost for a good couple days until you understand what's going on.




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