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Re: DASL Issues for Content Based Retrieval

From: Jim Davis <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 19:19:19 PDT
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To: "www-webdav-dasl@w3.org" <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
At 08:00 PM 5/4/98 PDT, Babich, Alan wrote:
>One obvious approach to use is to have the "contains" operator take a
string parameter. The string parameter would use a syntax that specifies
the search functionality.

I am puzzled by your advocacy for this position, since you've just finished
explaining in eloquent language the advantages of using a parse tree for
the representation of the boolean (or property based) portion of the query.
  What advantage do you see in using string encoding for the full text
Received on Wednesday, 6 May 1998 22:20:56 UTC

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