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Avoiding errors for missing properties

From: Tac <tac(at)>
Date: Thu Jul 08 2004 - 13:39:19 GMT
How can I stop an error from trying to get a non-existent property from the
perl API?  I'm particular, I have
            $result->Property( "year" ),

but sometimes I don't have a "year" Property.  This happens often now,
because the big indexes take hours and hours to run, so I test stuff with
the small indexes, but I don't want to break searching the big indexes.
Having it return blank or "UNDEFINED" is fine, but aborting is no good.  Is
there a way around this?

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Received on Thu Jul 8 06:39:39 2004