[Yazlist] zoom client and estimated result set size

Ashley Sanders a.sanders at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Mar 20 11:16:41 UTC 2014


Mike,

> As far as I know, there is no way for a Z39.50 server to indicate in a
> search response that the result-count is an estimate. Sorry.

yaz-client seems to know it’s an estimated result set. Note
the line "Result Set Status: estimate” below.

$ yaz-client
Z> open localhost:210/utf8
Connecting...OK.
Sent initrequest.
Connection accepted by v3 target.
ID     : 120/81
Name   : Ozzy <copac at mimas.ac.uk>/GFS/YAZ
Version: 4.2.33 ab2649ca7089099e5f163e93ce90edb5fbfbfa56
Options: search present triggerResourceCtrl scan sort namedResultSets
Elapsed: 0.199544
Z> find @and hayfield derbyshire
Sent searchRequest.
Received SearchResponse.
Search was a success.
Number of hits: 134, setno 1
Result Set Status: estimate
records returned: 0
Elapsed: 1.020863
Z> 

Ashley.
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