I'd prefer if it had its own parameter rather than piggybacking on top
Accept was designed to allow for /any/ extra information to be returned,
but this is specifically requesting metadata about the record.
The only change I'd make would be to have the invocation:
And then allow for different metadata schema identifiers to be sent,
optionally, in the parameter.
On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 14:50 -0400, Ray Denenberg wrote:
> Ok, please critique:
> (Lot's of handwaving here though, for example, what namespace or schema to
> use for the metadata. This assumes that the rec namespace is used.)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 10:53 AM
> Subject: Re: Record Metadata Schema (was Re: "collection" context set)
> > Ray Denenberg writes:
> > > From: "Mike Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
> > > > Rob,
> > > >
> > > > It seems clear that what the world needs right now is not guidelines
> > > > on how to make an extension that does this, but specifications for an
> > > > actual extension that does what's needed. Could you please rustle
> > > > something up? I'm sure it would only take you a few minutes, and it
> > > > would (A) make Martin's life much easier; and (B) ensure that his
> > > > implementation can interoperate with those that follow. (I can
> > > > imagine adding support for this to Zebra.)
> > >
> > > I think we pretty much have it. Rob said what to do in the response.
> > > the request, an extension that will work exists:
> > > http://www.loc.gov/standards/sru/accept.html
> > >
> > > The identifier is: info:srw/1/accept-1.0
> > >
> > > For SRU, use the parameter 'x-info-1-accept'
> > Sounds good. So can we please have a single page explaining how to do
> > this? If you'll make a first draft, I will be happy to critique it.
> > (e.g. "Hey! This sucks!")
> > :-)
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