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Re: bib-1 truncation attribute 105: word masking

From: Robert Waldstein <wald@library.ho.lucent.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 09:09:12 -0400
To: Robert Sanderson <azaroth@liverpool.ac.uk>
Cc: www-zig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020905130912.GA1331@ln.ho.lucent.com>


On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 01:06:26PM +0100, Robert Sanderson wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Robert Waldstein wrote:
> 
> > > The SRW implementors need word  masking, and this
> > > has been added to the proposal.
> 
> > Please explain the '|' == word masking  
> >    a|b  matches 'a' followed by white space, followed by one
> > 	or more strings of non-white space characters,
> > 	followed by white space, followed by a 'b'?  True?
> 
> | currently means zero or more words. (Or should do according to the 
> discussion on the SRW list)
> 
> So "a b" would match, as would "a c b"

  THe proposal definitely says "one or more words" - I would not expect
	"a b" to match??

  "axxxb" would not?  I.e the white following the "a" is important?
  "axxx b" would not?  THat is "a|b" says "a" is an intact indexed "word"?
    
    bob


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