[OAI-implementers] Sets and stuff, OAI 2.0

Hussein Suleman hussein@vt.edu
Tue, 14 May 2002 19:18:41 -0400

Alan, you beat me to it ... you were writing while i was thinking :)

i don't actually do the redundant table thingy yet because i don't have 
any general oai2 implementations, but it's what i would try first.


Alan Kent wrote:

> If you want a hacky suggestion, you could have a field in the same table
> as the record which contains all the set names (separated by say spaces
> or commas) so when you fetch the record you can return the set names
> efficently, but to allow efficient querying have a redundant separate table
> of set names which can be joined back to the main record table. But I
> am not speaking with any experience here.

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