On Jul 3, 2005, at 6:35 PM, Theo van Veen wrote:
> * For example provide a SRU client as a browser extension
> together with a list of known SRU base-urls.
> * Take the openurl browser extension from Eric Hellman that takes the
> results from Google scholar and creates OpenURLs for each item and lets
> adapt it to create a SRU search instead and make this extension
> available via the SRU/W website.
> * Another way to attract people to SRU is to show that the
> of OAI is (almost) contained in SRW/U. I admit we need to do some extra
> work there. However, in many cases it is sufficient when the server
> provides an "update date" as index.
Very interesting. I think I can see how the development of these tools,
widgets, and gadgets could help promote SRU. Can you elaborate on what
these things would look like and how they would function? In other
words, what would it take to implement some of these things?
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