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RE: Sort criteria in Search Request

From: Pieter Van Lierop <pvanlierop@geac.fr>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 09:09:18 +0200
Message-ID: <91C02F76882CD2119EAE00805F851D850137E185@paris.geac.fr>
To: www-zig@w3c.org
I don't what clunky means (although I have an idea), so I do not understand
the problem you have with sending a Sort Request after a Search Response?

Pieter

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Ibbotson [mailto:ian.ibbotson@k-int.com]
> Sent: samedi 25 août 2001 12:47
> To: www-zig@w3c.org
> Subject: Sort criteria in Search Request
> 
> 
> Hi All.
> 
> I'm wondering if there has been any previous discussion covering the 
> possibility of including sort crtiteria within a search request? I'm 
> getting a lot of requests at the moment to provide a 
> mechanism in the java 
> toolkit for programmers to be able to send sort criteria 
> along with the 
> initial search request. I guess much of this is down to the 
> fact that people 
> naturally expect to be able to do something akin to "Select x 
> from y order by 
> z" as a one-shot operation. I've started to code around this 
> at the API 
> level, immediately sending a sort after the search response 
> arrives, but it's 
> a bit clunky. 
> 
> Any thoughts? I'm more than happy to write something a little 
> more detailed 
> (Seems not to be too compilcated at first sight) but 
> wondering what the 
> general consensus out there is?
> 
> Regards,
> Ian.
> 
> 
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