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Re: new issues: order-precedence

From: Elias Sinderson <elias@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 10:23:39 -0800
Message-ID: <3E25A72B.4060604@cse.ucsc.edu>
To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org

An example with accompanying text is the best.  ;-)


Elias


Wallmer, Martin wrote:

>Hi,
>
>an example is always the best :-)
>
>Martin
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de]
>Sent: Dienstag, 14. Januar 2003 16:21
>To: www-webdav-dasl@w3.org
>Subject: new issues: order-precedence
>
>
>
>Hi.
>
>Section 5.6 says: "Comparisons are applied in the order they occur in the
>DAV:orderby element, earlier comparisons being more significant.".
>
>However the example 5.6.2 says:
>
>This sort orders first by last name of the author, and then by size, in
>descending order, so that the largest works appear first.
>
><d:orderby>
>  <d:order>
>    <d:prop><r:lastname/></d:prop>
>    <d:ascending/>
>  </d:order>
>  <d:order>
>    <d:prop><d:getcontentlength/></d:prop>
>    <d:descending/>
>  </d:order>
></d:orderby>
>
>
>Proposal: say "...so that for each author, the largest works appear first".
>Or alternatively, show a sample result set.
>
>Julian
>
>--
><green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760
>  
>
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