patrick.dowler at nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Wed Apr 27 10:19:06 PDT 2011
On 2011-04-27 07:49:28 Markus Demleitner wrote:
> First, for the current SSA draft: If anything needs to be said at all
> then it should be a clarification as to matching modes for
> TARGETNAME. IMHO that should be: "There are no metacharacters in
> TARGETNAME. Clients should not assume any case folding or
> whitespace normalization on the server side. Servers are free to
> perform case folding and/or whitespace normalization."
> I can, however, very well see a strong need for lenient matching.
This sounds exactly like material that should be considered carefully enough
to cover the general case, covered in a PQL specification, and common to all
services that accept PQL queries. Other query languages (eg ADQL) have their
own way of handling such things.
SSA-1.1 is not the place to add anything but clarification (as above).
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