[OAI-implementers] points to ponder

Tim Brody tim@tim.brody.btinternet.co.uk
Wed, 14 May 2003 16:17:32 +0100

Andy Powell wrote:

 > [ ... ]

> I'm not quite clear Where the original question was coming from, but, for
> example, I think it would be much more questionable to invent a record
> format called 'fullText' and to then use the protocol to exchange
> 'resources' (as opposed to 'records').  At that point, one would be using
> the 'protocol for metadata harvesting' to do something other than
> 'harvesting metadata'.

BMC expose their free-access articles via a proprietory XML format 

All the best,