[XESAM] API simplification?

Fabrice Colin fabrice.colin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 06:45:31 PDT 2007

On 7/16/07, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a few suggestions for updates to the xesam search spec.
> * API:
> Remove the session properties search.blocking and search.live. These seemed
> to cause more confusion than I anticipated. These can be emulated in the
> client side lib as far as my scribblings can tell. Anoter solution might
> just be better documentation of course...
+1 from me.

> What this would mean for the api methods:
>  * GetHits should always block until the requested number of hits has been
> found or the entire index has been searched (in which case the SearchDone
> signal will be emitted too).
>  * CountHits should always block until the entire index has been searched
>  * No other methods should block

> * Query Language:
> I suggest we remove the "type" attributeon the query element. You can just
> specify the Category- or StoredAs fields in you selectors.
What are these ? I can't find either in the xsd file.


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