On Mar 10, 2004, at 1:32 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:
>> Let me just make sure I'm understanding the difference between metas
>> and props; metas are attributes recorded in the index and props are a
>> subset of metas which are available in results?
> They are really two different unrelated things, but for (unknown)
> historical reasons they are stored in the same table (called the meta
> metaname table). Confusing, yes.
> All we really want is to provide access to that table, but make it look
> like there's two tables.
Ok. I'm looking at metanames.c and I get it now. Meta is meta indeed.
> Make any sense? Sounds like fun, but I don't have any time for a few
> days to look at it.
Makes sense. I think I'll leave the perl stuff to you but I'll take a
at adding this to the C-API.
Received on Wed Mar 10 14:43:50 2004