That's pretty cool, but I had to fire up Parallels on my Mac to see it in MSIE. For those that may not have Windows readily available, this is what it looks like:
On Mar 3, 2011, at 1:51 PM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> Someone recently on this list was saying something about ways to embed
> facets in for instance Atom feeds.
> I was reminded of that, because checking out an Atom feed from Google
> Books Data API, in Internet Explorer... Internet Explorer displays
> 'facet' type restrictions for it, under a heading "Filter by category".
> It also displays sort options, apparently somehow the feed is
> advertising it's sort options too in a way that a client like IE can act
> Haven't looked into the details, but here's an example feed:
> Look at it in IE for instance.
> So whatever's being done here is apparently already somewhat standard,
> at least IE recognizes what Google does? I'd encourage SRU or whoever to
> follow their lead.
> [I agree that simply copying the Solr API for a standard like SRU is not
> the way to go -- Solr is an application that supports various low-level
> things that are not appropriate in that level of detail for a standard
> like SRU or what have you, at least not until they've been shown to be
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