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Re: Does DASL need to support structured queries?

From: <jamsden@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 13:58:40 -0500
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <852566BF.0068DD39.00@us.ibm.com>

>DASL is the search protocol for WebDAV, it allows one to find resources
>whose properties or content have values specified in the query


>WebDAV property values may be plain strings, but they may also be
>structured values (expressed as XML elements on the wire).

seem to imply that in order for DASL to be useful and effective, it must
support structured searches. If DASL doesn't XQL probably will. Also, the
content searches for HTML and XML documents would have to be structured to
be useful. So the same mechanism can be use to search structure properties
since they are XML elements (on the wire) too.
Received on Tuesday, 17 November 1998 14:05:42 UTC

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