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Re: bib-1 truncation attribute 105: word masking

From: Ray Denenberg <rden@loc.gov>
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2002 17:21:57 -0400
Message-ID: <3D791C75.33277BBA@loc.gov>
To: www-zig@w3.org

wald@library.ho.lucent.com wrote:

>   Realized better what is bothering me about this proposal.
> The proposal says:
>       1.  A single asterisk (*) is used to mask zero or more characters.
>       4.  A single vertical bar (|) is used to mask zero or more words.
>
> Question is how is     a*b   different from   a|b

Suppose you search on "search" and you want to retrieve "amalgamated search"
but not "amalgamated research". Then "*search"  won't help but "|search"
will.

--Ray
Received on Friday, 6 September 2002 17:18:28 GMT

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