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Re: Thesaurus support in new W3C XQuery/Xpath Full-Text working drafts

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 07:42:27 -0400
To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
Cc: liam@w3.org, massimo@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040722114227.GD31660@homer.w3.org>

* Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org> [2004-07-17 06:45-0400]
> 
> (see below for fwd'd announcement)
> 
> Interesting. Two worlds of searchy stuff collide. More interesting still   
> is that they have explicit, if basic, support for thesauri.
>  
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-xquery-full-text-20040709/#ftthesaurusoption

related: http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=9776
"Software AG's Tamino takes a 'semantic' step"

[[
The new version has a special developer's edition and includes
improvements made for developers, including:


expanded XQuery, XPath and text retrieval functions, including a
thesaurus;

additional indexing capabilities for rapid query execution; 

improved handling of standard XML schemas; and 

a redesigned and more intuitive online tutorial.

Software AG is also offering special pricing for developers so they can
work on a pilot or proof of concept project without making an
enterprise-level investment, Champion said.

Further information is available at
http://www2.softwareag.com/Corporate/Solutions/integration/
]]

If anyone's checked out the thesaurus and text retrieval functions, a 
brief report here would be much appreciated.

thanks,

Dan
Received on Thursday, 22 July 2004 07:42:30 GMT

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