[Wasabi Proposal] XML desktop query language

Jamie McCracken jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Jan 15 05:44:31 PST 2007

Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:
> Hi all!
> I uploaded my first draft of a XML query language proposal for the 
> Wasabi desktop search spec.
> The main part is the xml schema: 
> http://grillbar.org/wasabi/drafts/wasabi-query.xsd 
> <http://grillbar.org/wasabi/drafts/wasabi-query.xsd>. It contains lots 
> of comments. I've set up a wiki page to collect info, feedback, and 
> progress on this here: 
> http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/WasabiQueryLanguage. 
> <http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/WasabiQueryLanguage>
> There's also a few example queries on the wiki page.

Few questions:

for the search functions:
fuzzy - is this a soundex type search?
distance - not sure what this is?

tracker also supports :

1) RegExp
2) StartsWith
3) LessThanOrEqual
4) GreaterOrEqual

will the above be supported also or are they not commonly found in 
indexer systems?

otherwise looking good :)

Mr Jamie McCracken

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