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Re: "Starts with" comparison in search

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 17:00:33 +0200
Message-ID: <48A05411.7020609@gmx.de>
To: Cyrus Daboo <cyrus@daboo.name>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, www-webdav-dasl@w3.org

Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> Is it too late to consider adding a "startswith" comparison operation to 
> the basicsearch grammar in the SEARCH extension? I think that is a key 
> string match operation to have in addition to "contains".

Hi Cyrus,

are we talking about properties, or about content?

For properties, you can use DAV:like, with something like "prefix%" (see 
<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/draft-reschke-webdav-search-17.html#rfc.section.5.15>).

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 11 August 2008 15:01:18 GMT

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