Tony Hammond wrote:
> Naturally SRU springs to mind (as does OpenSearch). Mapping (either) URI
> querystring is trivial. Question I have is more particular. SRU returns XML
> to the user (with possibly a stylesheet reference attached). Is it
> acceptable (in the SRU scheme of things) to allow for the possibility of an
> intermediary (in this case, our own server) to render the XML and deliver
> HTML back to the user. Does that break the spirit of SRU?
As XHTML is XML you could send back XHTML. There seems to be a schema
for XHTML (which SRU requires in the searchRetrieve response.) Is this
against the spirit of SRU though? I guess that depends on how much we
want SRU to be like OpenSearch?
Ashley Sanders [log in to unmask]
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