mod_cache might help, assuming that performance gets better as your
query string grows.
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It doesn't seem very efficient. It is taking me at least 30 seconds to load
> a page of 'a*' in http://id.loc.gov/authorities/search/
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:05 AM, Houghton,Andrew <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
>> > Winona Salesky
>> > Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 11:00 AM
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web
>> > service
>> > Quoting Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]>:
>> > > I have a need to integrate the LCSH terms into a web form that uses
>> > > auto-suggest to control the vocabulary. Is this technically possible
>> > with
>> > > the id.loc.gov service?
>> Why can't you just add a "*" to the end of the data in your search form
>> and send the request to the id.loc.gov search, per:
>> then parse the response?