[Tdwg-guid] Zoobank LSID Service

Sally Hinchcliffe S.Hinchcliffe at kew.org
Fri Sep 22 15:23:21 CEST 2006

Hi all

Roger said:
> I have been proposing that a standard harvesting protocol should be 
> adopted. OAI was the top candidate but I haven't had time to look into 
> it and I don't think anybody else has. I just noticed Rod is suggesting 
> OpenSearch. I'd like to see some one have a look into these alternatives 
> after October and try and come up with some 
> recommendations/applicability statements. OAI has the notion of subsets 
> of data and it would be good to have some method of sharing subset names 
> etc.

We're going to start looking at OAI in the context of GBIF using it 
to keep up to date with IPNI data. We have been held up for the last 
few months but should begin investigating this soon.

*** Sally Hinchcliffe
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