[tdwg-tapir] Mapping to CNS file
Renato De Giovanni
renato at cria.org.br
Thu Mar 22 19:48:01 CET 2007
It looks a lot more elegant with "#", and still very simple.
About the CNS, I think there was always an expectation that it would
soon become a real service, so we just wanted to start with a simple
file that was easy to type. At that time there was an attempt to
specify a more powerful service which would be based on ebXML, but as
far as I know it was never implemented. So the original format which
was supposed to be temporary remained until now.
I agree that using XML/RDF would be better, but I still think that
sooner or later we will need a real service. TapirLink already needs
something that maps equivalent concepts from different schemas.
On 22 Mar 2007 at 13:07, Dave Vieglais wrote:
> Hi Renato,
> I suspect Roger was thinking more along the lines of:
> At least that's what I read from "fragment identifier".
> On an aside, kind of, can someone elaborate on the decision to use a
> CNS file format (as described in the 1.0 spec) that is not in some
> form of xml, preferably RDF?
> Dave V.
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