[rfc-i] how to interpret <keywords>/<kw> information

Geoff Huston gih at telstra.net
Thu Mar 18 18:52:20 PST 2004


At 09:22 AM 19/03/2004, Bob Braden wrote:
>Marshall, the keywords in the XML index mean the same thing they
>have always meant in the RFC Editor's search engine, and they "mean"
>the same thing that keywords in any publication mean.  We welcome
>input on how to improve our choice of keywords to make searching
>more useful.
>
>     *>
>   *>     <kw>Border,gateway,protocol,Open,shortest,path,first,routing</kw>
>   *>
>   *> or
>   *>
>   *>     <kw>[--------|h]</kw>
>
>(That "means" we made a mistake.  This internal encoding should not
>have been included in the XML. We will fix it ASAP! Thanks for
>pointing it out.)


Just to clarify here (as someone else who attempts to parse the XML, are
_both_  cases  Marshall provided mistakes? - i.e. is the <kw> intended to
include a only a single word, and multiple words are to be listed with 
multiple <kw>
elements?

Thanks,

   Geoff




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