> Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 18:36:48 -0400
> From: "Ray Denenberg (home)" <[log in to unmask]>
> I was assuming that Rob wasn't trying to generate a result set of
> "all records that don't have any of these words" i.e. almost the
> whole database (for the same reason that Z39.50 doesn't let you do
> it but instead defines and_not, a binary operator, and doesn't allow
> a unary NOT), but rather that he was talking about doing so as part
> of a boolean query as in "any of these but none of those". Possible
> I misread him (but I doubt it).
But you don't need a new construct for that at all. Just use:
dc.title="whatever" not dc.title any "foo bar baz"
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