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From: Rob Atkinson ([email protected])
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 21:43:10 EST


I totally agree with you. IMHO the best way forward is probably going to
emerge if we can resource a decent round table where we all get a chance
to add our various experiences into a melting pot.

Rob

Van der Vlugt, Maurits wrote:

>Dave, Rob,
>
>I'm happy to leave it to you guys to decide on the best way forward to
>implement this kind of capability.
>
>But I'd like to strongly endorse the need for enabling the ASDD to support
>full 'publish-find-bind' capability and service metadata. The ASDI's draft
>architecture is based on this capabililty, and any interoperable SDI
>intitiatives (e.g. CANRI, Pilots & Testbeds) also heavily rely on it.
>
>I believe that the technology issues can be solved; it's the instituional
>issues that matter. The ASDD is of enormous value by virtue of having
>established such an institutional framework. Any further ASDI-Registry
>initiative will need to build upon to framework to have any chance of
>success.
>
>Keep up the good work!
>
>Cheers,
>Maurits
>====================
>Maurits van der Vlugt
>Senior GIS consultant
>Sinclair Knight Merz
>St. Leonards, NSW
>Australia
>
>[email protected]
>Ph: +61 2 9928 2551
>Mob: +61 403 349 341
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David Crossley" <[email protected]>
>To: <[email protected]>; <[email protected]>
>Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 2:23 PM
>Subject: [OZMETA-L] new ASDD gateway discovers metadata for services
>
>
>
>
>>Rob Atkinson wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi Dave,
>>>
>>>Good to see the continued focus on the move from documenting data sets
>>>to providing actual services!
>>>
>>>This specific approach has been tried several times overseas and has its
>>>advantages and disadvantages. One lesson is that for any approach to
>>>work there needs to be formal (and scalable) policy, information model
>>>and implementation plans behind it. Can you shed any further light on
>>>these three aspects of your experiment?
>>>
>>>
>>Thanks for taking the time to investigate and to provide comments.
>>
>>No i cannot shed more light. There needs to be open discussion about
>>this in our community and not much seems to happen on the ASDI-L
>>discussion list. I hope that such demonstrations and experiments
>>will lead to discussions and hence informed policy making.
>>
>>--David
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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