Exactly the same. I call it a hint because it's less than a promise. It's
just an intent to make a best effort.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, June 17, 2002 3:22 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: result set model for srw
> "LeVan,Ralph" wrote:
> > 3) If it is not a legally binding contract, then it is only
> a hint. The
> > server can kill it whenever it wants. If the server runs
> out of resources,
> > something has to go. If the server crashes, something will
> probably go.
> All that's true for real Z39.50, there are no legally binding
> contracts there
> either. If a client sends a Search request and the response
> is success, is
> that a "hint" that the client can then present records? So
> the level of
> obligation for srw is the same as Z39.50?