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Re: Sort criteria in Search Request

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth@liverpool.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 11:39:12 +0100 (BST)
To: <a.sanders@mcc.ac.uk>
cc: ZIG <www-zig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0109181132510.11882-100000@gondolin.hist.liv.ac.uk>
> > > A lot of targets, according to their Supported Requests info in Init don't
> > > support sort. And a lot of the ones that claim it, don't in truth.
>
> > Can you expand on this Rob? What exactly are these targets not doing?

> In the Init response, they claim to support Sort. However as far as I can
> tell, they accept the search PDU, but can't process it and return a sort
> failure.  And this is for something as simple as sorting by the single
> attribute that was used in the search.

Ook, forgot to say that some targets also return malformed diagnostics.
Notably NULL where the diagnostic codes aren't optional.

Rob


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