> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Sanderson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 10:06 AM
> Is 241 a surrogate diagnostic? If so, should we have some facility for
> including a marker for the beginning/end of the list as well as the
> supplied term?
Yes. A surrogate term to mark beginning or end would be nice.
> Also, special terms for beginning and end of the list would
> be very useful
> for the request. This would mean that you could say 'give me the
> first/last 10 entries' rather than having to find out with
> trial and error
> what the first/last positions are.
I don't like it being a special term. A special parameter would be better.
> Consider the implications of the following in a scanRequest:
> Does this return a list of result sets? Is it meaningless? Should it
> return terms from that result set, and if so which index?
Not all indexes are scannable. My record numbers usually aren't. The same
would be true of the resultSetName index. We'll need a diagnostic to say