[Ex-plain] RE: Explain--

Robert Sanderson azaroth at liverpool.ac.uk
Fri Apr 5 18:31:10 CEST 2002


> i think the question is query types sending element 1003 is part of
> sending a type-1 query - the question is does this server even support the
> type-1 query or not - thats what i think is wanted to be added to the dtd

Right.  My argument was not against adding it to the DTD, but against 
Mike's suggestion of just trying it.  That's what we want to avoid having 
to do, hence our records! :)

Rob

> > > > > > What query types they support.  (Some blow up if you send
> > > > > > type-101.)
> > > > This is a good one, which I think we should include.  I know that
> > > > our server at least has type 0 as a way to transform SQL queries
> > > > into Z, but there's more useful applications for te different query
> > > > types.
> > > 
> > > I guess we could support this.  But can't clients just submit a
> > > Type-whatever query and see whether it's accepted?  Or, Ralph, when
> > > you that some servers "blow up", do you mean in some completely
> > > catastophic way?
> > 
> > You could just submit a search with use 1003 to see if they support author 
> > searches using that logic.  
> > 

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