[Esip-preserve] DataCite to require "landing pages"

James Frew frew at icess.ucsb.edu
Thu Mar 1 15:13:20 EST 2012

On 2012-03-01 18:16, Greg Janée wrote:
> On Feb 29, 2012, at 2:34 PM, Mark A. Parsons wrote:
>> Landing pages should ultimately be both human and machine readable.
> I've always thought this would be the best of both worlds, as both
> humans and programmatic clients can then get representations of
> resources that they can do something with. But we seem to be hampered by
> the lack of an agreed-upon technical approach. Is this something that
> ESIP might like to look at? Two approaches that have been suggested:
> 1. Content negotiation.
> 2. Identifier "inflections".

3. Send an XML doc that links to an XSL style sheet. A browser will 
render the document according to the style sheet (human readable); a 
program can ignore the style sheet and pull out the good stuff. One size 
(single DOI) fits all...


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