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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: GetPropertyNamesTest.testGetPropertyNames
Date Wed, 23 Aug 2006 18:56:18 GMT
Marcel Reutegger schrieb:
>> 1) Why nt:base? What if "/" has a type with more properties?
> If the element test is absent the type constraint defaults to the one 
> that includes all node types: nt:base

OK, makes sense, but maybe this could be clarified somewhere in the spec.

> If a query does not explicitly specify properties to select (in SQL this 
> would be a 'select *') the properties of the node type specified by the 
> type constraint are returned. in case of nt:base those properties are 
> jcr:primaryType and jcr:mixinTypes.


>> 2) It doesn't seem to me that the query specifies a type constraint, 
>> so why the check at all?
> this is because of the nt:base default described above.


>> 3) I thought support for jcr:score was optional???
> It is kind of optional. If an implementation is not able to provide a 
> jcr:score it can always return a dummy value.
> The spec says: "As well, a score column will also be included, though it 
> is not required that its contents always be meaningful."


I'll re-read the spec, and if I still think it needs clarification I'll 
open an issue.

Thanks for the explanation.

Best regards, Julian

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