[OAI-implementers] same xml namespace declaration in header andpayload

Kevin S. Clarke ksclarke at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 12:48:50 EDT 2011

>> Considering that it is impossible to rid the world of naive
> harvesters,
>> the question is how an OAI provider should deal with this. Should it
>> leave
>> two namespace declarations in the response?

Not to be obnoxious, but isn't this problem of the naive harvester
rather than the OAI provider?  The provider is doing the Right
Thing(TM).  If someone is using a naive (i.e. broken) harvester
shouldn't they be the one to work around the problems this causes?


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