> Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 18:16:17 +0000
> From: Dr Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]>
> > The obvious answer would be legitimate index modifiers:
> > dc.date/manuscriptSubmission =/fuzzy/iso.date 2003-02
> Or you could apply the CQL naming rule and have
> fb.manuscriptSubmissionDate, which doesn't require any changes to
> CQL, and will be easier for people to support.
But that doesn't give you ability to express the fact that your
manuscript-submission date is a special form of date, in the neat
attribute-architecture BIB-2 way.
> Equally, dc.date =/fb.dateType=manuscriptSubmission 2003-02 is still
> relatively easy to construct and understand.
True enough. But it's not really saying what we mean. Making
"dateType=manuscriptSubmission" be a relation modifier is not
something that anyone creating a query language from scratch would do,
it's just how we lever the concept into the language we already have.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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