[Open-access] [open-science] OKF at Open Repositories 2014
mark at cottagelabs.com
Thu Dec 5 11:31:32 UTC 2013
On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 11:30 AM, Mike Taylor <mike at indexdata.com> wrote:
> SWORD is a technically superior solution, because it's a single
> protocol that can be implemented by multiple clients and multiple
> servers in an interoperable way. A client developed to use any given
> repo's own API will be be re-usable elsewhere.
> -- Mike.
> On 5 December 2013 11:28, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Mark MacGillivray <mark at cottagelabs.com
> > wrote:
> >> Does this mean that CKAN groks SWORD? If so this is good news.
> >> Unfortunately no - repo systems like dpsace and eprints do, but not CKAN
> >> yet. We have looked at it and it would not be hard, but it has not been
> >> yet, mainly because CKAN has never focussed on being an academic repo
> >> so has not needed to grok SWORD.
> > CKAN has its own API so if there is a Java client I'll use that - I
> > think SWORD gives a technical advantage - it might give a political one.
> > --
> > Peter Murray-Rust
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