[OAI-implementers] Reconsidering mandatory DC in OAI-PMH

Thomas Krichel krichel@openlib.org
Wed, 6 Aug 2003 03:07:02 -0500

  François Schiettecatte writes

> My suggestion would be that publicly accessible OAI servers should
> be required to support the Dublin Core metadata format. If you are
> using OAI internally then, obviously, you should be able to decide
> what formats you want to support.

  Makes the requirments of the protocol dependent on usage scenarios.
  This does not stike me as good design.


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