> You mentioned returning diagnostic 12 in response to too many records
> being requested. This is presumably from the list of Bib-1 Diagnostics
> defined within the Z39.50-1995 Standard. Is it the intention to use the
> same set of diagnostic codes for SRW?
Yes. No point in defining a whole new set of error codes that are
essentially the same as the Z39.50 ones.
New ones will need to be developed though for SRW or SRU specific errors.
> I also have a couple more questions .. :-)
> Given that SortKey(s) is optional, what is the default behaviours for a
> server which does not support sortKeys? Such a server receiving a
If given a SortKey that it cannot support then the server should error.
> inform the client that the results they receive have not been sorted.
> Moving on to response parameters, the draft specification lists
> queryStatus and resultSetStatus.
These problems are resolved in the 1.0 spec ... For the mean time, just
ignore them ;)
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