Explain parameter maxResultSets

Issue raised by: Oreste Signore 2 May 1996

What does the parameter "maxResultSets" of Targetinfo in Explain mean?

The maximum number of concurrent result sets, for any given origin association.

Thus if the value is 2, say an origin creates (via a search) result set A, then B; a subsequent attempt to create C will exceed the maximum (note however that the target action when the maximum is exceeded is not specified; for instance, the target might unilaterally delete A in order to create C, or it might return an error), however, if the client first deletes B, then it could create result set C without exceeding the maximum.

Status: Approved (10/96)
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