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Re: We need a META schema registry!

From: Renato Iannella <renato@dstc.edu.au>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 17:46:26 +1000 (EST)
To: advax@triumf.ca
cc: meta2@mrrl.lut.ac.uk, www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.3.95.970318172851.14231A-100000@fatcat.dstc.edu.au>
On Mon, 17 Mar 1997, Andrew Daviel wrote:

> The Web needs a Metadata registry, IMO.
> Proposal:
> That a top-level registry be set up at an institution such as W3.org,
> which would maintain a list of top-level schemas.

A lot of people agree with you Andrew!

We have started to setup a registry service at:

  http://metadata.net/

and plan to populate with common metadata schemas
with various human and machine-readable files hosted
there.

For example, we propose to use PICS as _one_ of the
mechanisms for Metadata schema registration as outlined
in:

  http://www.dstc.edu.au/RDU/PICS/proposal02.html



Cheers... Renato
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