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> >So, once we have the spec finalised, who's going to be first to write an
> >SRW<->Amazon gateway? :)  (Or preferably get Amazon to reimplement with
> >SRW!)

> Probably the former is a lot easier. The query language of the Amazon
> "advanced search" has (or used to have) all of the functionality you'd want
> in a good Z39.50 Type-1 query implementation. If they expose that same
> query language through SOAP, we're home free.

Unfortunately not.  There are different SOAP requests for author searches
vs keyword searches vs director searches (for movies) and so forth, all of
which are the same apart from one parameter name, but also mean that they
can't be combined :/

Rob

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