> Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 03:46:12 -0500
> From: Eliot Christian <[log in to unmask]>
> My biggest issue in developing this context set is: What should we
> do when there is more than one index name with the same semantics
> within a given context set?
In general, I think we should absolutely avoid this.
> For instance, in the Dublin Core context set
> http://www.loc.gov/z3950/agency/zing/cql/context-sets/dc.html, the
> index "author" is not included. Yet "dc.author" shows up often
> (e.g., examples given at
> http://gita.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/sru/test.htm ). My sense is
> that Dublin Core in practice accepts "author" as a semantic
> equivalent of "creator" (at least with respect to "document-like
> So, should the CQL context set list "dc.author" as an alias for
This particular mistake may now be so widespread that we'd do better
to bend with the wind rather than breaking.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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