[XESAM] Spec update proposals

jamie jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Jun 17 13:56:42 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-06-17 at 18:54 +0200, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:
> 2007/6/17, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com>:
>         2007/6/16, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen
>         <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com>:
>                 Hi all,
>                 While hacking on xesam-tools[1] I have struck a few
>                 problems in the current spec and I think we should
>                 settle them asap.
>                 Please have a look at
>                 http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/XesamSearchUpdates
>                 and gimme some feedback.
>         It was just pointed out to me that the query schema in the
>         current form does not have extendedSelectionTypes in the
>         selectionTypes - this makes regExp and proximity selectors not
>         allowed by the schema. I've updated
>         http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/XesamSearchUpdates with a
>         proposal 5.
> More proposed updates. I've added a point 6 to the list at
> http://wiki.freedesktop.org/wiki/XesamSearchUpdates. It has to do with
> an inherent race condition in the search  interface. When you fire a
> search via NewSearch the server might start firing HitsAdded signals
> before you have a chance to connect to them - in fact it might start
> firing these signals before the call to NewSearch returns! I think
> this is an optimization we need. 
> The proposed solution is to add a StartSearch() method to the
> interface.

sounds sensible - spec looks ok


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