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Re: Z39.50 on the web (and in print)

From: Robert Sanderson <azaroth@liverpool.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 22:35:33 +0000 (GMT)
To: Sebastian Hammer <quinn@indexdata.dk>
cc: <www-zig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0202222229001.29604-100000@gondolin.hist.liv.ac.uk>


> > > Someone define the exchange/negotiation mechanism and data format and I'll
> > > race ya to implement it!   :-)
> >Can I suggest z39.50 and Explain records :-)
> I've done that.. not sure if we still have the server running, but I'll go 
> check....

It's bagel.indexdata.dk 210, IIRC. I use it to test my client against for 
surrogate explain on the off chance that anybody else implemented it as 
well.  The Surrogate is for dra.com.

> Now, if someone were to propose profiling (read: slashing) Explain down to 
> the essential information categories and recast them in a sensible syntax 
> like GRS-1 or XML, then I might start to feel better about things.

Comments on my XML mapping?  Would people like me to write it all up and 
throw it on the table at the ZIG meeting?  Would people be bothered even 
implementing that much?

Rob

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