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

Fabrice Colin fabrice.colin at
Thu Nov 30 03:32:39 EET 2006

On 11/30/06, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen <mikkel.kamstrup at> wrote:
> Ok. My opinion is this:
> Create a simple api for direct use. No live queries, just batch deliverance
> and support for paging (much like the current spec on WasabiSearchSimple).
> The question on whether to standardize on a simple query (non-xml, maybe
> beagle-like syntax) language as well remains open.
> When we have the simple interface in place, create a "live" (or "full")
> interface to support live queries and what not. This includes a XML query
> language. This interface is intended for toolkit bindings (think native
> Client objects in QT/Gobject), but should be usable without these.
Agreed. Let's get a simple search interface working first without
anything fancy.


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