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2017-07-05 RDRIWG Virtual Meeting

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  • #137601

    David Wilcox


    1. Summary on progress
    2. Discussion towards next deliverable (First draft of specification of outcome)
    3. Next steps



    Topic 1

    • Finished primer document (Deliverable 1) in time
    • Submitted to be published as official RDA output (author = WG members)
    • Will be available for community review, soon
    • After successful review, DOI assigned and publicly available
    • Session proposal for P10 submitted and accepted
    • Main Objectives:
      • Updating participants regarding current status of the WG discussion
      • Collecting opinions, comments, experiences with regard to the targeted outcome
      • Win over new active contributors to the discussion in the final lifetime phase of the WG 

    Topic 2

    • What should we aim for?
      • Option 1: Adopt one standard/technology from primer, e.g. ResourceSync
      • Option 2: Follow pragmatic approach and strive for a custom tool allowing import/export, e.g. based on BagIt providing different profiles
      • Option 3: ?
    • Take-away message from P9: Aim for reasonable, adoptable recommendation.
    • Idea: No centralized solution but think about client-server approach
    • First step: Find a way to describe packages including their (de-)serialization in cross-platform standard format
      • Mets offers profiles, but profiles are not machine readable
      • Datacite Format has great support according to capability matrix, but should only be understood as minimum requirement (only for metadata, different versions supported, custom extensions)
    • Goal: Allow to keep as much information as possible
    • Check OAI-ORE and (posix-friendly)
    • Idea: DataCite via OAI-PMH (not sufficient for data)
    • Resource Sync not yet well supported (see platform capability matrix)
    • VOSpaces (see primer document) shows how nodes may communicate

    Topic 3


    • 2 Months until P10
    • We have to present current results (primer document, first draft of final recommendations)
    • Do bi-weekly virtual meetings
      • Next: 2017-07-19T14:00+00:00 (UTC)

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