OpenSearch is a standard format for sharing search results across different systems. It helps various search engines and search clients to communicate, by introducing a common set of formats for performing search requests and syndicating search results.
Refer to the OpenSearch web site at http://www.opensearch.org for specifications and documentation.
Alfresco has adopted open standards throughout its framework, and OpenSearch is one such standard. This enables a standards-based interface for searching the content in the repository. For example, you can search the content in Alfresco from any application, which may be written in any other programming language and/or running on any other platform.
Alfresco exposes its search engines ...