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Re: Extending basic search

From: Jim Davis <jrd3@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 10:43:02 -0800
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To: "Wallmer, Martin" <Martin.Wallmer@softwareag.com>, "'www-webdav-dasl@w3.org'" <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
At 09:49 AM 12/12/2001 +0100, Wallmer, Martin wrote:
>A DASL server must implement the basic search. So defining an own grammar
>could extend the basic search grammar. Could the following query showing the
>length of certain Frank Zappa songs be correct?
><D:searchrequest xmlns:D="DAV" xmlns:F="http://www.xyz.com/mySearch">
>         <F:mySearch>
>                 <D:select>
>                         <D:prop>
>                                 <D:getcontentlength/>
>                         </D:prop>
>                         <D:from>
>                                 <D:scope>
>                                         <D:href>/myCDs/</D:href>
>                                 </D:scope>
>                         </D:from>
>                         <D:where>
>                                 <F:query>All songs of Frank Zappa that do
>not contain political incorrect statements</F:query>
>                         </D:where>
>                 </D:select>
>         </F:mySearch>

No, but it is close.  I think it is a problem because the grammar of the 
DAV:where clause does not allow for an F:query element.  But I think it 
would be okay to re-use D:prop and D:from in F:mySearch, though.

I can also tell you that the answer to your query is "zero"

Jim "Concentration Moon" Davis
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2001 13:43:45 UTC

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