VO and ADEC identifiers
Alberto.Micol at eso.org
Thu Sep 18 00:12:26 PDT 2003
> On Wed, 17 Sep 2003, Alberto Micol wrote:
> > In one sentence I would simply answer that the instrument names
> > do not add anything to the identifiers, hence they should not be used.
> > Instrument names are part of the metadata associated with
> > the data nothing to do with the identifier.
> Ray Plante wrote:
> The WD
> recommends a DNS-like name as a way of avoiding collisions. The ADEC
> proposal suggested names based on instrument for the same reason (I
Dear Ray P., dear All,
Can anyone expand on the ADEC proposal of having instruments
as part of the ID ? I don't understand what that buy us.
> In the case of ESO, the instrument name is part of the identifier, repeating it
> would not help clarifying things
Also, keep in mind the case of a data center that combines 2 data set
from differente missions/instruments to build a new set of products. In this case
there is not a single instrument to be used as a possible datacollectionID ...
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