[OAI-implementers] DOCTYPE question
Fri, 28 Mar 2003 09:43:42 +0200
so why would you want the DOCTYPE retained? what does it contain that
could be useful to others?
also, if it's a DTD, i suspect that once you embed this within an OAI
response, the "DOCTYPE" will/should change.
> I have a situation where the metadata I'm making available via OAI has a
> DOCTYPE associated with it. Although it's not part of the original document,
> there fortunately happens to be an existing XML Schema that I can insert to
> allow me to associate it with an OAI metadataPrefix. Nevertheless, it would
> be nice if I could pass along the DOCTYPE information as well, rather than
> discard it. My guess is that even if I could, a typical OAI harvester would
> ignore it anyway. Any suggestions?
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