Ticket #658 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

[M] MDIP schema has some problems with enumerations

Reported by: selatham Owned by: selatham
Priority: critical Milestone: MDIP Portal
Component: discovery Version:
Keywords: MDIP Cc:


The MDIP schema has things enumerated in the <Target Keyword> group that are incompatible with using any standard vocabularies such as those on BODCs vocab server. Have advised them of this.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by lawrence

I don't understand this. We can't make them use the BODC vocab list. ... What do you actually mean?

comment:2 Changed 14 years ago by selatham

  • Priority changed from blocker to critical
  • Status changed from new to assigned

They can put 'MDIP' in their <TargetName?> tag, but they couldn't put 'NERC_DDC' or 'NERC' as well if they wanted to (e.g. BODC might have such records). Their enumerations won't allow it. Plus we would prefer the vocab namespace of the keyword to be the ndg one. That way we know the semantics (they really mean 'I am part of MDIP'). They only allow 'MDIP_TargetVocabulary'. Similarly they only allow numeric term keys, whereas ndg ones are alphanumeric.

comment:3 Changed 14 years ago by ko23

Just add to this that this he wisdom of these enumerations has been questioned in the MDIP schema comment process pre-1.0, but it looks like they like tying these down too tightly ;(

Now, if they enumerated the vocab IDs and used the IDs from vocab.ndg for all the vocabs...

comment:4 Changed 14 years ago by selatham

  • Keywords MDIP added

comment:5 Changed 14 years ago by selatham

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Becky Seeley has produced new schema, supplied to MDIP.

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