> I meant all that, but I also meant machine readable.
Are we moving away from the principle (an element of the "dream") that an
index is defined in terms of a static combination?
One of the founding premises of srw was that there are a large number (an
infinite number, for practical purposes) of potential attribute
combinations in Z39.50, and that in reality a very small and manageable
subset of these are used, small enough that an index can be defined for
And if this is still true, why does the combination need to be machine