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Re: ZNG - what is the long-range objective?

From: Ray Denenberg <rden@loc.gov>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 11:30:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3BB49792.BE538595@rs8.loc.gov>
To: ZIG <www-zig@w3.org>
Leif Andresen wrote:

>  - The ZNG proposal is not for library-system to library-system
> communication
>    So: ZNG will not replace Z39.50 for system-to-system use?
>
> Ray and others: Yes or no?

Yes.

It says (at http://www.loc.gov/z3950/agency/zng.html) "this initiative
recognizes the importance of Z39.50 (as currently defined and deployed) for
business-to-business communication
and focuses on getting information to the user (business-to-consumer)."


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Ray Denenberg
Library of Congress
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