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RE: Extend basicsearch

From: Wallmer, Martin <Martin.Wallmer@softwareag.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 14:58:16 +0100
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E62106011AC955@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
Cc: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Hi,

thanks for quick reply. What do you mean by "custom function"?

Martin Wallmer
Research & Development
Software AG 			++49 6151 92 1831
Uhlandstr. 12
D 64297 Darmstadt


-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de]
Sent: Donnerstag, 10. Januar 2002 14:28
To: Wallmer, Martin; www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
Cc: Pill, Juergen
Subject: RE: Extend basicsearch


Basically,

what a server does with DAV:contains is completely open. So, yes, your
server could use an extension like this (I'd propably define a custom
function or move the path into an attribute instead, though). And no,
there's nothing like this in the standard.

Julian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-webdav-dasl-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Wallmer, Martin
> Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 2:18 PM
> To: 'www-webdav-dasl@w3.org'
> Cc: Pill, Juergen
> Subject: Extend basicsearch
>
>
> Hi,
>
> once again a question about extending the basicsearch, concerning content
> based issues.
>
> Suppose the server stores XML documents, and I want to find all documents
> greater than 10000 bytes and concerning the patient "Otto", I'd like to
> write
>
> ...
> 		<d:where>
> 			<d:and>
> 				<d:gt>
> 					<d:prop>
> 						<d:getcontentlength/>
> 					</d:prop>
> 					<d:literal>10000</d:literal>
> 				</d:gt>
> 				<d:contains> [patient/name = 'Otto']
> </d:contains>
> 			</d:and>
> 	</d:where>
>
> where the server defines, that <contains> expressions enclosed in brackets
> are interpreted as xpath filter. Would that be covered by the standard? Or
> would it make sense to introduce a new optional "%content_ops"
> operator, say
> xpathfilter, to handle this?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Martin Wallmer
> Research & Development
> Software AG 			++49 6151 92 1831
> Uhlandstr. 12
> D 64297 Darmstadt
>
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