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From Rolf Kulemann <>
Subject Re: Repository support for property queries (DASL?)
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2004 07:21:20 GMT
On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 09:04, Guido Casper wrote:
> Rolf Kulemann wrote:
> > 
> > I would very much appreciate to have some search helpers and appropriate
> > classes/interfaces to support search. I know that is maybe difficult.
> > If this is not possible in the next time, I will try do my own search
> > helpers even if they are bound i.e. to WebDAV only first. Maybe they
> > become good enough for
> > 
> > RepositorySearchHelper and
> > WebDAVRepositorySearchHelper
> I agree with Gianugo that searching doesn't necessarily need to go into 
> the Repository interface and should rather be covered by a separate 
> component. It may be considered a separate concern anyway.
> One point of the Repository interface is to find a common way to do 
> simple things and to be portable across repositories with that. And 
> there is no way for searching to be portable across repositories (as 
> long as they don't implement all a common QL syntax and dialekt like 
> JCRQL wants to achieve IIUC).
> So what you might want to do is to create a DASL searcher (like the 
> DASLTransformer?).

Ok, I see. I will do so.
Thanks for ur ideas and comments. It helped me very much since I'm quite
new to this part of the world :)


    Rolf Kulemann

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