[OAI-implementers] ListMetadataFormats under OAI-PMH 2.0

Alan Kent ajk@mds.rmit.edu.au
Thu, 17 Oct 2002 12:44:53 +1000

On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 10:34:00AM -0400, Steve Sarapata wrote:
> OAI_PMH v2.0
> When verb ListMetadataFormats is sent with no arguments it should return
> a list of all metadata formats supported by the repository.
> What is the proper usage or functionality of ListMetadataFormats when
> the optional argument 'identifier' is included?

>From memory, it should return the metadata formats supported by
that individual item. Not all items in a collection have to support
all of the available formats.