I'm sorry...I actually subscribe to the METS list and meant to send this
message there. Because there is so much complementary cross-talk between the
EAD and METS discussions I had mistakenly thought that's where I was...
1416 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98144
----- Original Message -----
From: "Merrilee Proffitt" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: METS db (Was: Re: EAD Database - Where to start?)
> Geoff and other METS enthusiasts,
> You might try the METS listserv (for information on subscribing, see
> http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/ ). I'd like to gently suggest that
> thread move itself over there. There has been discussion in the METS
> initiative about establishing a suite of METS tools. Stay tuned!
> At 01:39 PM 5/15/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >Speaking of database models, would anyone be willing to share METS rdms
> >implementations or strategies.
> >My organization has an in-house CMS of sorts, but I've been looking at
> >making us METS interoperable. One possibility is to replace our highly
> >customized MSSQL2000 system with a native METS database. I've been
> >a little with an MSSQL db I built from the LoC's DAVRS prototype metadata
> >capture database spec (there is a diagram and a excel spreadsheet
> >the rev10 schema at:
> >For the most part, it is faithful to the spec, though I did replace some
> >the enumerated types with lookup tables.
> >Before I got too much deeper (or waste more time) I thought I'd check in
> >with the experts...
> >Geoff Froh
> >Technical Manager
> >1416 S. Jackson St.
> >Seattle, WA 98144
> >(v) 206.320.0095
> >(f) 206.320.0098
> >(w) www.densho.org