IVOA Identifiers Working Draft
rplante at poplar.ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Sep 10 11:51:36 PDT 2003
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Tony Linde wrote:
> A few comments on this wrt the sample registry based on the new schema
> Neither resource in the sample (one Organisation and one DataCollection) has
> a ResourceKey within their identifiers. I think ResourceKey should be
> mandatory in all resources except one which we should create for, say,
> Authority: this could hold any info about the authority including a pointer
> to an organisation.
I went back and forth on this one. (What I really needed was a second
opinion.) I'll change this.
> The document also suggests that only people from a 'naming authority' can
> add resources to a registry. In my mind, a registry should have a default
> AuthorityID so that anyone could add a resource to it whether they are from
> a recognised naming authority or not.
> A registry could be set up to refuse registrations from non-authority
> personnel but this should not be the default, I think.
Agreed. I'll put a clarify remark in the WD.
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