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RE: ZNG dicussion

From: Gladwell, Kevin <Kevin.Gladwell@bl.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 14:45:09 +0100
Message-ID: <9DC75DF54C35D4118C4000508BA5510F02156461@nt-bspex1.bl.uk>
To: "'Johan Zeeman'" <joe.zeeman@tlcdelivers.com>, www-zig@w3.org
OK Jo

'likely' is perhaps too strong, 'a possibility' would perhaps be a better
term.  Given the comments on the need to better integrate Z39.50 search and
present with loan and document delivery the ZIG group need to be aware of
this possibility. 

Kevin

-----Original Message-----
From: Johan Zeeman [mailto:joe.zeeman@tlcdelivers.com]
Sent: 28 September 2001 14:12
To: Gladwell, Kevin; www-zig@w3.org
Subject: Re: ZNG dicussion


Kevin writes:

"...the 3rd edition of ISO ILL are likely to use XML.  ..."

Whoa!  I am not aware of any consensus as yet that that is a requirement or
an intention.  Personally I'm not opposed, but others have fairly strong
opinions against moving to XML any time soon.

J.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gladwell, Kevin" <Kevin.Gladwell@bl.uk>
To: <www-zig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 6:46 AM
Subject: RE: ZNG dicussion


> Jacob Hallen Wrote:
>
> >Rather than looking at Z39.50 as an isolated protocol, view it as
> >something that needs to fit into an environment of multiple applications.
> >Every library runs a webserver these days. Most libraries have a web
> >search interface that handles the bulk of the needs of the public. Z39.50
> >needs to fit in such a scenario.
>
> Isn't this the crux of the matter that organisations need Z39.50 to easily
> interoperate with other applications.  The new NCIP protocol messages are
> defined in XML, both the work on library directories and the 3rd edition
of
> ISO ILL are likely to use XML.  Also exposure of Z39.50 as a Web Service
is
> likely to promote uptake beyond the library community.
>
> Kevin
>
> Kevin Gladwell
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