So, yourTerm, previousTerm, subsequentTerm?
I like that.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Sanderson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 11:46 AM
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> Subject: Scan term
> In the past, I've not had a problem generating a 'Your term
> would be here'
> entry in a scan user interface because the terms would invariably be
> ordered in an intuitive fashion and I could check (previous < term and
> current > term) or (current == term)
> Given the recent discussion of stemmed or otherwise modified
> terms, this
> is no longer the case. I cannot check that the term returned
> == the term
> requested. Nor can I rely on the ordering to be alphanumeric.
> My suggestion is an extraTermData extension marking the term
> as being the
> requested one in a form suitable for searching, even if it's not
> identical to the request.
> Also two extraTermData fields, one marking the term immediately before
> where the requested term would be and one marking the term immediately
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