On the sort page at: http://www.loc.gov/z3950/agency/zing/srw/sort.html ,
under sort keys, the rules are clear, but there is only an SRW example. I
think that it would help to add an SRU example here, so here is one:
..... &sortKeys=title,onix date,onix,0
This asks to sort primarily by 'title' (ascending as the default) from the
'onix' schema then by 'date' (descending), also from the 'Onix' schema.
'caseSensitive' and 'missingValue' are not given, therefore the defaults
apply, namely 'insensitive' and 'highValue'.
Note too that the grammar in the following sentence should be fixed from:
"The path and schema must be quoted if the contain quotes, commas or
"The path and schema must be quoted if they contain quotes, commas or
From: Robert Sanderson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 28 April 2004 00:30
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Sort and SRU
> the names of the parameters are from the service description. The
> service description lists "sort" and points to another page, where the
> sub-parameters are listed. But nowhere (that I can see) do we say how
> to separate sub-parameters -- they're supposed to be separated by
It's on the sort page, in the rules.
Which could do with some clarification, certainly.
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