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RE: Relevant Technologies Document: Application Profiles

From: Butler, Mark <Mark_Butler@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 18:10:18 +0100
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Hi Kevin,

> well-known relationships of the referenced schemas. Is that kind of 
> mapping an appropriate use of the term 'application profile'?

I'm not sure, but it seems the library community has been using this term
and it's allowed me find a certain amount of relevant work. So I think we
need to mention it, even if we propose a different one and say it is
equivalent.

Mark

> Butler, Mark wrote:
> 
> >Hi team,
> >
> >I have a suggestion for the Relevant Technologies document, 
> I think we need
> >to introduce the term "application profiles". 
> >
> >See slide 9 of
> >http://www.rlg.org/events/metadata2003/waibel.pdf
> >
> >What are application profiles? 
> >- Application Profiles are schemas which consist of data 
> elements from one
> >or more namespaces, combined together by implementors, and 
> optimized for a
> >particular local application (Heery / Patel 2000, [1], [2])
> >
> >What do they do?
> >- Express combining and refining of standards to suit your project
> >
> >[1] http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue25/app-profiles/
> >
> >[2] http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april02/weibel/04weibel.html
> >
> >Dr Mark H. Butler
> >Research Scientist                HP Labs Bristol
> >mark-h_butler@hp.com
> >Internet: http://www-uk.hpl.hp.com/people/marbut/
> >
> >  
> >
> 
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