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> > > So, assuming that this identifier is persistant and unique, we already
> > > have persistent URIs:
> > >   http://srw.o-r-g.org:8080/database/?query=rec.id exact "ident1"
> > Exactly.
> This could be a unique, persistent URI, but I was asking that any URI could
> be used to identify the record, not one requiring a stem of the database and
> command.

SRW can't mandate anything about URIs other than ones which are SRW
databases, so I don't see that this is in scope.

If you want to copy your records into a web server, then go for it. But
there's no need for SRW to talk about them outside of record
data/metadata, or we could be here all year adding in new parameters for
various types of external link.  If you want to have a persistent URI in
your data which is an external link, then there's nothing stopping you :)
If you want to have it searchable, then ditto.
But we already have mechanisms for these.

The JCDL tutorial went well, I thought.  Had some very intelligent
comments and a pretty good showing of people attending.

Rob

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