[OAI-implementers] resumptionToken cursor

Simeon Warner simeon@cs.cornell.edu
Mon, 8 Mar 2004 13:38:55 -0500 (EST)


On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, [GB2312] ʱ wrote:
> Why the value of cursor of resumptionToken is alway "0" in the first incomplete list response? It seems odd. In terms of its definition(a count of the number of elements of the complete list thus far returned ), it should be the number of records
> returned in the first incomplete list response, because when the first resumptionToken returned,a certain number(i.e. 1000) of records was already returned. Right?

See the example in:
http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/openarchivesprotocol.htm#FlowControl

The cursor is the number of records or headers returned up to the start of
the incomplete list response. Thus the first response always has cursor=0
if it is specified.

Cheers,
Simeon


> Very Respectfully,
>
> Steve Luo
> orient_lo@163.com