[XESAM] Questions regarding Xesam Query Language
jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Feb 18 05:57:40 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 11:23 +0100, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:
> On 17/09/2007, Anders Rune Jensen <anders at iola.dk> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I've been reading the Xesam Query Language specification and I have a questions:
> > 1) How do I get all tags for all files? Preferable as list<name,
> > count>. The same is true for other attributes such as mime-types.
> This boarders on metadata management, and the search API is not
> optimized for this usage. This will be more natural when we have the
> metadata storage API as well as an Index API (which can provide stats
> about the index).
> I see two ways to do this purely within the search API.
I already suggested a GetUniqueValues method which returns count as well
some time ago for this purpose - everyone agreed it was sane but did
this get lost?
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