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Update 2:

This issue seems to be solved now although I would like to know what the problem was.

I thought the results are sorted by the number of votes of the question. But now I encountered this:

When I search for example jquery variable name, the last results on the first page have these votes:

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Whereas the top results on page two are:

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What is going on here? Seems like a bug to me or did I miss something (again) on meta?


What is the status of this? I would like to hear something like ok we will take a look at it or this is by design.

Or is it not a problem at all? For me the behaviour is very unintuitive.

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I'm getting this behaviour as well. – Andrew Grimm Apr 14 '11 at 6:43
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This was indeed a bug -- artifact of the switch to Lucene.NET for search results:

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