simple search api (was Re: mimetype standardisation by testsets)

John Tapsell johnflux at
Sun Dec 17 15:26:51 EET 2006

At the risk of stating the obvious, but why not just use SQL?

select files.filename from files,tags tag1, tags tag2 where =
tag1.fileid and = tag2.fileid  and tag1.key="artist" and
tag1.value="foobar" and tag2.key="group" and tag2.value="audio"

It seems that all the API is reinventing SQL.
Why not just use SQL in the first place?

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