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Re: Metadata survey

From: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 13:12:08 -0400
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To: "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>
Just checked in small changes incorporating line item suggestions from  
Phil, Dan, and Larry. These are not meant to trigger a reread of the  
document.

Jonathan

On Mar 9, 2009, at 11:57 PM, Dan Connolly wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-02-24 at 20:39 +0000, Phil Archer wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan,
>>
>> A couple of things I think I'd expect to see in this doc:
> [...]
>
> One that came to my mind is metalinker:
>
>  http://www.metalinker.org/
>
> It's relevant to
> "Input to decision to buy, download, or read"
> "Links to related documents (prev/next in series, translations, etc)"
>
> It's mostly information about checksums and mirror sites for reliable
> bulk download:
>
> "Metalink is an open specification that harnesses the speed and  
> power of
> peer to peer networking, FTP, and HTTP with a single click.
>
> For users and content providers, Metalink makes things simpler,  
> faster,
> and more reliable."
>
> I haven't studied the P2P aspect of it closely.
>
> The hook it rides on is MIME types. (application/metalink+xml)
> hmm... not registered.
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/application/
>
>> Jonathan Rees wrote:
>>> Pursuant to ACTION-227, and I hope in time for review prior to the  
>>> F2F,
>>> I put together the following:
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2009/02/metadata-survey.html
>
> -- 
> Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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