[OAI-implementers] Granularity in Identity and Responses

Simeon Warner simeon at cs.cornell.edu
Wed Mar 14 09:56:49 EDT 2007

Indeed. I add a couple of clarifications inline:

On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Somogyi Tamás wrote:
> Hello,
> As the best of my knowledge the Identify/granularity means
> the highest granularity that can be used either
> 1) in the from and until arguments of ListRecords or
> ListIdentifiers
> 2) in the datestamps of the records.

i.e. <record><datestamp>IN HERE</datestamp>...</record>

> Smaller granularity can be used of course.

Hmmm... from and until parameters may be in smaller (coarser) granularity 
but <record><datestamp> values must be expressed in the finest granularity 

> There is no any connection between 1) the granularity of the response 
> date given by the server in all OAI response headers and

<responseDate> must be YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ, also <expirationDate> if used 

> 2) the datestamps used in the records.

i.e. IN THE METADATA, like <dc:date> in oai_dc


> Best,
> Tamas
>> Hi,
>> A quick question. Apologies in advance if it is covered in
> the specs or
>> the guidelines, but I couldn't find anything about it.
>> My question:
>> If the Identify response gives:
>> <granularity>YYYY-MM-DD</granularity>
>> then do all other responses (responseDate and record
> header datestamp)
>> have to be to this granularity, or can they be expressed
> with a higher
>> granularity?
>> Thanks,
>> Stuart
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