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RE: Attribute Search

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 11:35:06 -0800
Message-ID: <11352BDEEB92CF119F3F00805F14F485026B72D3@RED-44-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Steve Carter'" <SRCarter@novell.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, slein@wrc.xerox.com
In fact I will be suggesting syntax. That is to be my next proposal.
	Yaron

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Steve Carter [SMTP:SRCarter@novell.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, March 25, 1997 8:22 AM
> To:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org; slein@wrc.xerox.com
> Subject:	Re: Attribute Search
> 
> A DMS regularly allows users to search on attribute data.
> Asking for documents authored or changed by "Steve Carter"
> is a vital feature. As for query expression, yes we would be willing
> to suggest syntax.  -src
> 
> >>> Judith Slein <slein@wrc.xerox.com> 02/18/97 03:07PM >>>
> I would like to push a little more on the issue of whether we want to
> consider attribute search to be in the scope of our activities.  The
> linksearch method in the current specification does not allow
> searching for
> documents based on the values of their attributes.  It does not, for
> example, let me ask for a list of resources with author="Tolkien".
> 
> I would be especially interested in hearing from the DMS vendors on
> the
> mailing list, who have Web interfaces that do queries today.  Do you
> think
> it would be useful to standardize a Web interface to this
> functionality?
> Would you be willing to make recommendations to WebDAV on how to
> express
> queries and responses?
> 
> --Judy
> Name:   Judith A. Slein
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Received on Wednesday, 26 March 1997 18:40:41 GMT

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