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> From: Z39.50 Next-Generation Initiative [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of
> Robert Sanderson
> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 1:07 PM
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> Subject: Re: Demo business case for search interoperability
> On Thu, 22 Jul 2004, Peter Noerr wrote:
> >>> This is confusing two aspects. You are actually contemplating a
> >>> search" ("metasearch") vs. a "sequential search". The outline
> >> Sorry, I left out a piece of the logic chain. One of the key
> >> inhibitors for products like Vivisimo is the need to retrieve
> >> results that have well-known structure other than just rendering
> > metasearch engines do this normalization from a wide variety of sources.
> > Standards like z39.50 help a lot (but are not a complete answer due to
> > incomplete and unequal implementation) however they do not
> provide complete
> And some of this can be mitigated by further 'standards' such as ZeeRex.
Indeed, the more 'agreements' the easier the job is. It's 'extensions' which
are the nightmare...
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