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[BOAI] OAI compliant

From: "Linda Q. Thede" <lqthede AT apk.net>
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2003 14:47:42 -0400


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Is the tag set described at 
http://dtd.nlm.nih.gov/tag-library/index.html  OAI compliant?

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Re: [BOAI] OAI compliant

From: Simeon Warner <simeon AT cs.cornell.edu>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 16:56:09 -0400 (EDT)


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On Fri, 4 Jul 2003, Linda Q. Thede wrote:
> Is the tag set described at 
> http://dtd.nlm.nih.gov/tag-library/index.html  OAI compliant?

All OAI exchanged XML must validate against an XML schema. This tag
library appears to be described using DTDs and thus "isn't OAI 
compliant"  
(or perhaps more helpfully: can't be used for metadata exchange via OAI).

However, there is nothing to stop someone writing a schema for the
format(s) described by this tag library. Exchange of metadata using these 
tags would then be possible using OAI.

Cheers,
Simeon.


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