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Re: FTS comments

From: Kai Gro▀johann <kai.grossjohann@uni-duisburg.de>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 12:22:05 +0100
To: "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Cc: public-qt-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <84bs013t7m.fsf@lucy.is.informatik.uni-duisburg.de>

"Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com> writes:

>>   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.

Yes.  I think (hope) I said elsewhere in that message that I don't
want to take these capabilities out, just like wildcards are still
present even though the FTS extensions allow stemming.

The passive voice should never be used.
Received on Monday, 24 March 2003 06:22:53 UTC

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