Incorrect behavior of search service

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EvgenyBurmakov
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Incorrect behavior of search service

Post by EvgenyBurmakov » Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:27 pm

Incorrect behavior of search service:

Request below rise error: "Too many terms within an index scope. There can not be more than 10 terms within 'pn' index scope", but has only 9 "pn" terms.
/rest-services/published-data/search/bi ... d pn="EP")

But request which has 10 "pn" terms work correct:
rest-services/published-data/search/bib ... 9 or pn=10


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Re: Incorrect behavior of search service

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:14 am

Dear user,

Your request below has 15 search terms and not 10. It's also very complicated way of formulating a query because every bracket you have is actually representing 1 single patent invention - in case of CN document for example you have 4 terms describing 1 CN document so you could simplify it by having
pn=CN102246225
instead.

Also, for queries with more than one number you should use POST request. Please see OPS user documentation in PDF for information on POST: http://www.epo.org/searching/free/ops/d ... ation.html

Kind regards,
OPS support


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