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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Z39.50 Next-Generation Initiative [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
Of
> Mike Taylor> 
> > Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 11:06:55 +0100
> > From: "Oldroyd, Bill" <[log in to unmask]>
> >
> > If an SRU service delivers this records conforming to this profile,
> > the client might like to know that the particular record schema
> > (dcx) conforms to Qualified Dublin core, the DC Library Application
> > profile, BLAP and perhaps BLAP-S.
> 
> OK.  So it sounds to me like the BLAP-S profile includes a BLAP-S
> schema as part of its specifications, and that what you really the
> client to know is that it can ask for BLAP-S records?  If that's
> right, then ZeeRex already gives servers a way to advertise the
> availability of BLAP-S records, and client a way to ask for them.

A profile description contains more information about the metadata than
is contained in a schema, e.g. as defined here :

ftp://ftp.cenorm.be/PUBLIC/CWAs/e-Europe/MMI-DC/cwa15248-00-2005-Apr.pdf

Bill

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