[OAI-implementers] Requesting a part of a record possible with
Tue, 20 Jan 2004 11:52:41 -0500 (EST)
this is a great idea and deserves its own thread...
for example, I've been meaning to add SRW to http://ntrs.nasa.gov/ in my
spare time. Assuming that ever happens, it sure would be handy to "point"
to other protocol interfaces.
now all we need to do is come up with a pithy name for the description
container. "otherProtocols" is kind of bland. "associates"?
On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Hussein Suleman wrote:
> by now you have probably stopped reading this message, but if not, i
> have one last suggestion: how about an "other_protocol" description
> format for OAI-PMH Identify responses? does anyone else think it will be
> useful to know what other protocols can be used to interact with a data
> collection? for example, OCLC's ETD collection could list:
> <protocol:protocol xmlns:protocol="..." xmlns:dc="...">
> <dc:identifier xsi:type="dcterms:URI">
> <dc:coverage xsi:type="protocol:version">1.0</dc:coverage>
> could this possibly be useful for discovery/advertising of services? it
> is somewhat halfway between "friends" and WSDL and might already be done
> - anyone have pointers? or thoughts in general?
> hussein suleman ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~ http://www.husseinsspace.com
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