> That sounds like a really bad idea: work for a human to do in
> maintaining it, and _then_ a computer can't use it.

I don't think it will be much work to maintain.

>       It looks to me like the actual requirement is
> handily met with a brief/full bit.  Ain't that so?

Ok back to my question of a week or so ago. Our experience with Z39.50
convinced us that the brief/full distinction was inadequate. What's changed?