> -----Original Message-----
> From: Z39.50 Next-Generation Initiative [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> On Behalf Of Dr Robert Sanderson
> I disagree. The amount of complexity in Z39.50 for searching
> multiple databases at once was a serious impediment to
> implementation, and the same will apply to SRW.
I absolutely agree!!
What sort of explain record are you going to generate for this ad hoc
amalgam database? How are you going to explain that records from
database A are available as MARC and B's are available as DC? It's a
messy crock and we shouldn't go there.