On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 04:48:04PM +0200, Theo van Veen wrote:
> 1) Allow local and global namespace prefixes.
> 2) Let the server decide what to do with unprefixed index names.
> 3) Let's try to define a list of unprefixed index names (instead of dc.xxxx) just to standardize the names (ambiguity is the clients risc).
> 4) Make sure Explain specifies the servers behaviour unambiguously
> Is this acceptable for everyone?
For (3) I think we could put a guidelines section in, suggesting simple
intutive names and pointing people at Dublin Core. That is, I think
making suggestions is not a bad thing. Trying to formally record an
long official list of names I think has the Bib-1 etc danger. But I
think its completely reasonable to give guidence on recommended style
So I guess I would favour a step back from "standardization" to "guidelines