W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org > April 2005

Re: [BioPAX-discuss] LSID Best practices...

From: Eric Jain <Eric.Jain@isb-sib.ch>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 19:04:55 +0200
Message-ID: <42556837.9090004@isb-sib.ch>
To: Sean Martin <sjmm@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

Sean Martin wrote:
> Unless I have completely misunderstood Gary's orginal question as stated 
> above, I disagree. There is a standard [1] for dereferencing any LSID 
> and retrieving its associated data and metadata documents. This is part 
> of the  OMG LSID specification and has been implemented in a number 
> client/server language stacks. My own team implemented [2] this standard 
> when creating fully client/server protocol stacks for perl, java and a 
> Windows COM client.

I am not about to claim that there isn't any standard mechanism; the issue 
is that at one point someone usually has to get the actual data, and here 
more work is required with a specialized mechanism, as I am sure you 
discovered :-)
Received on Thursday, 7 April 2005 17:04:54 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 18:00:40 GMT