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Re: i014 - Metadata Update/Reconciliation: a proposal

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 18:51:32 +0100
To: Francisco Curbera <curbera@us.ibm.com>
Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050110175132.GP4186@w3.org>

* Francisco Curbera <curbera@us.ibm.com> [2005-01-03 10:38-0500]
> I am almost ok with the text you propose; I would like to keep an explicit
> reference to the possibility of embedded metadata becoming stale. So I
> would like to propose that the last two paragraphs in your proposed text be
> amended as follows:
> 
> However, the metadata embedded in each of the EPRs MAY differ, as the
> metadata carried by an EPR is not necessarily a complete statement of the
> metadata pertaining to the endpoint. Moreover, while embedded metadata is
> necessarily valid at the time the EPR is initially created it may become
> stale at a later point in time.
> 
> To deal with conflicts between the embedded metadata of two EPRs, or
> between embedded metadata and metadata obtained from a different source, or
> to ascertain the current validity of embedded metadata, mechanisms that are
> outside of the scope of this specification, such as EPR life cycle
> information [link to section 2.4 Endpoint Reference Lifecycle] or retrieval
> of metadata from an authoritative source, SHOULD be used.

That's fine with me.

Cheers,

Hugo

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