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Re: substituing metaname operator character

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Mon Feb 20 2006 - 22:04:42 GMT
On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 12:26:00PM -0800, Glenn Hammonds wrote:
> I believe this is possible with just the source changes noted below;
> compilation and execution was as expected, I've experienced no
> difficulties with (admittedly limited) testing to date.  In an index
> with the metaname "author" enabled, searches like author:dickens work
> as expected, replacing the stock author=dickens.
> 
> Is this a good idea or a bad idea?  Why?

It's a good idea, but needs to be a config option, and there needs to
be a way to fetch the metaname operator via the Swish API -- probably
easiest as a header value.

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org

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Received on Mon Feb 20 14:04:43 2006