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Re: [XAG] drop search from checkpoint 3.2

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 08:05:14 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
cc: WAI Cross-group list <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0210100803570.13130-100000@tux.w3.org>

I think this is covered already by the requirement that documents have a
structure, as well as leaving in this checkpoint the requirement that
appropriate structured search is described.



On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Jim Ley wrote:

>"Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
>> Your point is valid, but I think that we should expect search tools to
>> across markup boundaries where it makes sense as well as to be capable
>> selecting only on certain criteria such as "content of a single
>element" or
>> "content of certain types of element".
>Jim replied:
> I sort of had in mind searching for things other than text types too,
>but couldn't really think of an example, and they're probably covered,
>searchable like "find me all the rectangles that are under a square" type
>thing, not sure how you could begin to write techniques for that anyway,
>and it's probably covered elsewhere in the structural parts (I can't even
>see w3.org so can't check exactly which checkpoint I'm thinking off...)
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