Error during command authentication.
Error - unable to initiate communication with LISTSERV (errno=111). The server is probably not started.
> Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 12:22:59 +0000 > From: Dr Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]> > > On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, Mike Taylor wrote: > >> From: Dr Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]> > > >>> you can use it not just to say "find all record" but also "find > >>> all records that have an author", "all records that have a title", > >>> etc., depending on the access point it's used with. > >> That sounds more like a special 'any value' term. > > Yes, that would have been a better name for this. > > So can't we do that already? > > dc.title = "*" Mmm, yes, sort of. I suppose. But it's just the kind of edge-case that server implentors will often not implement. I think we would be safer in making an explicit, separate, way to ask this question. _/|_ _______________________________________________________________ /o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk )_v__/\ "Can't someone act COMPLETELY OUT OF CHARACTER without arousing suspicion?" -- Bob the Angry Flower, www.angryflower.com -- Listen to free demos of soundtrack music for film, TV and radio http://www.pipedreaming.org.uk/soundtrack/