womullan at skysrv.pha.jhu.edu
Fri Jan 23 08:20:07 PST 2004
> - most s/w will view the registry as the authoritative source of metadata.
> If the service administrator has not updated the entry in the registry (or
> caused it to be harvested) then it won't be recognised by services using the
I would like howver as a provider to tell the regitry here is my service
and have it come get my metadata rather than putting on a form or
> - metadata document is the RM (Resource Metadata) : not RSM (Resource &
> - maybe a link to the document area would be useful here
> - chicken and egg here: does the metadata returned include the authorityId
> and resourceKey? If so, how is this got? Manually by administrator first, I
Yes I presume so - shall clarify as such in the doc
> - do we really need this? Most harvesting will be done by using the Metadata
> i/f and a "since" keywoA rd, so will return changes since some date.
Harvisting is a registry thing - this is a single record for one service.
Its not quite the same thing.
> each other. So replace SI-1 and SI-2 with...
> SI-1: All VO services will update the registry with which they are
> registered with any changes to metadata.
But why if the registry knows there is a service why not let it
check on it and get new metadata iif available.
> - there may be privacy issues with returning what people are doing. This
> should be optional I think.
This is a "should" requirement - optional.
Perhaps we need more anonymous statistical operations ..
Or if we dropped the actual ip for a more anonymous grouping
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