Incorrect behavior of search service

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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

Also, for queries with more than one number you should use POST request. Please see OPS user documentation in PDF for information on POST: ... ation.html

Kind regards,
OPS support

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