International Virtual Observatory Alliance
VOSpace is a SOAP interface for access to data stores.
This version applies the VOSpace concept to flat, unconnected data spaces.
Future versions of the specification will add extensions to support a hierarchical structure and links between the individual space services.
This document has been produced by the Grid and Web Services Working Group.
It has been reviewed by IVOA Members and other interested parties, and has been endorsed by the IVOA Executive Committee as an IVOA Recommendation. It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited as a normative reference from another document. IVOA's role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread deployment. This enhances the functionality and interoperability inside the Astronomical Community.