Re: [FT] Attribute and XLink

Dear Andrew,

Right now, we are not searching attributes because attributes are not
ordered (among themselves) and FT search relies on a global ordering
of words in input documents. This introduces non-determinism in query


>Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 08:50:16 +1000
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>Dear editors,
>Does full text search search value of attributes?
>If an element has XLink attributes e.g. <Node xlink:type="simple" 
>xlink:href="books.xml"></Node>, does full text search search books.xml 
>when it searches Node?
>Are these implementation defined?

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