The numberOfRecords is used for 2 purposes:
1) presentation for the user
2) to let the client check if browsing to the next records makes sense
Wouldn't it be much simpler to use the contents of numberOfRecords to
indicate that there the number or exact number is unknown rather than
introducing a new extension and diagnostic?
It seems overkill to me to introduce an extension to let the client say
"I don't care if numberOfRecords is not available": the only effect is
suppressing the diagnostic.
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Namens Roger Wallin
Verzonden: donderdag 9 augustus 2007 9:15
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Onderwerp: Re: numberOfRecords
However when possible, it would be interesting to get some more info
>And an extension which allows the client to tell the server that it
>doesn't care about the numberOfRecords.