embl search in SRS

K. Cuelenaere koenc at caos.kun.nl
Wed Dec 9 05:40:17 EST 1998


Peter Rice wrote:
> 
> Jean-Marc Plaza <plaza at infobiogen.fr> writes:
> > I find a problem using parentheses for embl search :
> >
> > no entries found, query: "[embl-Description: alpha* & (globin*|hemoglobin*)] "
> 
> Seems that parentheses are badly broken:
> 
> getz '[swissprot-authors:drew* & rice*]'  -> 1 entry
> getz '[swissprot-authors:(drew* & rice*)]'  -> nothing
> 
> But the SRS manual offers as an example:
> 
> [medline-authors:(wu* & rice*) ! (smith* | jones*)]
> 
> so we are apparently using the 'correct' syntax.

Hi,

 Jack noted the same problem some time ago and mentioned it
to Thure. Thure confirmed the parentheses problem and I believe
he said it will be back in the next release,

Regards,
Koen.
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