[Esip-discovery] status of the RFC on ESIP Atom-based OpenSearch and Collection Casting Conventions
Lynnes, Christopher S. (GSFC-6102)
christopher.s.lynnes at nasa.gov
Thu Jun 20 17:31:53 EDT 2013
On Jun 20, 2013, at 5:11 PM, Ruth Duerr <rduerr at nsidc.org> wrote:
> I, of course, would rather keep the two together since by definition a collection cast is just the result of a parameterless OpenSearch query, so quite frankly their opinion and attitude don't make any sense to me and, since actually creating a feed like that is the easiest way to get your holdings to show up verbatim in Google searches, I really don't get it. But whatever… and no I wouldn't submit a separate Tech Note.
OK, let me amend the choices then:
(1) Submit the whole RFC to the Technical Note track
(2) Scope the RFC down to OpenSearch for the Standards Track
Personally, I think the main value in the exercise was just pulling the information into a single, relatively usable document, so whether it goes in as a standard or a technote is not that important. In fact, I note that of past RFCs:
o OGC WMS 1.1.1 was a standard, but OGC WMS 1.3 was a Technote
o The "ECHO Metadata Standard" was in fact a Technote
o GCMD DIF was a standard, but Updates to GCMD DIF was a tech note
> On Jun 20, 2013, at 2:59 PM, "Lynnes, Christopher S. (GSFC-6102)" <christopher.s.lynnes at nasa.gov> wrote:
>> I just had a telecon with the Standards Interest Group editors about our RFC.
>> In a nutshell, the Standards Interest Group editors feel that the Collection Casting part is more in the nature of a Best Practice, and therefore more of a Technical Note. The OpenSearch part (though also a little loosy-goosy relative to more traditional standards like WCS), could go standards track on its own. Though it could also be thought of as a Best Practice use of OpenSearch.
>> So as I see it, we basically have two choices:
>> (1) Submit the whole RFC to the Technical Note track
>> (2) Scope the RFC down to OpenSearch for the Standards Track, and submit a Technical Note on repurposing part of the OpenSearch-based standard for data casting. Note that in this latter case, we, by which I mean mostly Ruth :-), could reincorporate the granule-level casting, as well as discuss how to use OpenSearch and Casting together.
>> Dr. Christopher Lynnes NASA/GSFC, Code 610.2 phone: 301-614-5185
>> "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away" -- A. de Saint-Exupery
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Dr. Christopher Lynnes NASA/GSFC, Code 610.2 phone: 301-614-5185
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