[Koha] Search operators

Alex Bernier alex.bernier at free.fr
Fri Dec 7 06:11:25 NZDT 2012

On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 11:40:30AM -0500, Jared Camins-Esakov wrote:
> Hello.
> As many of you know, I have been working on rewriting Koha's search code so
> that it is more palatable than a plate of burned nine-day-old spaghetti.
> The initial part of the development is nearing completion, and I look
> forward to submitting a patch to the community for sign off[1].
> In the course of the first section of the development, I have run into an
> interesting question. We currently support greater than and less than
> operators in our searches, but I cannot think of anywhere we might want to
> use them other than with dates. Does anyone have any scenarios where a
> greater than/less than operator would actually be useful in a bibliographic
> or authority search (other than in date searches)?

Some ideas :
- Duration (for audiobooks, DVD,...)
- File size (for electronic ressources)
- Number of pages of printed books


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