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Subject: Re: [search-ws] Scan: another approach

What's the point of supporting two approaches that do exactly the same
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthew J. Dovey" <m.dovey@jisc.ac.uk>
To: "Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress" <rden@loc.gov>;
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 4:48 PM
Subject: RE: [search-ws] Scan: another approach

> But my point is this.  You can say I want "cat" to be the fifth term,
> and I
> want 10 terms.  Or you can say I want 10 terms beginning with -3
> (always
> assuming that the seed term is in position 1).
>  The latter approach is in line with the searchRetrieve operation.

This was the suggestion in my original e-mail.

The p.s. is that there is no technical reason why we couldn't support
*both* approaches for *both* scan and search.


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