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RE: FTS comments

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 11:24:58 +0100
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E621060453E197@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: kai.grossjohann@uni-duisburg.de, public-qt-comments@w3.org

>   I think that the user really wishes to do phrase search.
>   All the above specifications are just (poor) approximations on that
>   goal.  I don't think that the user wishes to think about the word
>   order or the number of intervening stopwords that are allowed. 

I agree with you, certainly as far as the average end user is concerned. But
the "power users", professional librarians and the like, seem to want this
fine-grained control.
> Kai
> -- 
> A preposition is not a good thing to end a sentence with.

Or as Winston Churchill said: this is nonsense up with which I will not put.

Michael Kay
Received on Monday, 24 March 2003 05:25:09 UTC

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