> 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?