Re: URI Revised charter proposal

Chris Weider (clw@bunyip.com)
Fri, 7 Jul 1995 10:48:10 -0400


From: Chris Weider <clw@bunyip.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 1995 10:48:10 -0400
Message-Id: <199507071448.KAA02012@kosh.bunyip.com>
To: leslie@bunyip.com, terry@ora.com, uri@bunyip.com
Subject: Re: URI Revised charter proposal

Hi Terry:

>
>Leslie writes:
>>However, it is premature to be nailing down URC standards before we
>have the primitives sorted out.
>
>As the metadata schemes recently advanced stipulate that it's not
>possible to limit the kind of info that might be relevant, and that
>any base items they might specify are omissible and repeatable
>(and as that is in line with common sense about cataloguing), what
>sorting out is there to do?  Be specific, please.
>

I think that if we can split the URC discussions into the groups I
mentioned earlier (basic functionality, transfer syntax, and schema)
we might be able to make more progress.
Chris