Yes, at least I do.
We can come to some sort agreement on the structure and content of the
surrogate to fix your bad feelings. But I like have the placeholder. It
makes life much simpler when records are going away dynamically.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 2:33 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: result set position
> "LeVan,Ralph" wrote:
> > Why not a surrogate diagnostic in the middle of the
> records? I like them.
> It's caused complexity for Z39.50 particularly in the ASN.1.
> I suspect it
> would cause similar complexity in the XML. You have a
> sequence of records,
> each is a "response record" which is either a "retrieval record" or a
> "surrogate diagnostic". The retrieval record is accompanied
> by a record
> syntax (for srw, a record schema) and the surrogate
> diagnostic has its own
> funny format.
> Do we want this in srw?