Refeds


Subject Re: Work Items discussed during the REFEDs meeting
From Leif Johansson <leifj@xxxxxxxx>
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2010 08:52:48 +0200

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On 06/07/2010 02:43 PM, Josh Howlett wrote:
>> e. Looking at ways to exchange verified metadata
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>> Create a WG to define a short-term approach to providing 
>> metadata for shared community resources (e.g. the Refeds 
>> wiki, the spaces wiki, the Czech medical atlas, etc)
> 
> Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend the meeting, and so I would be
> grateful if someone could kindly summarise the requirements for this
> that can't be addressed by interfederation? I believe that we should
> avoid spreading scarce effort over similar solutions (if they really are
> similar).

Its all about interfederation at some level I guess but there is a
difference between the low level proof-of-possession-of-URL trust
that we can implement in a listing service and a vetted-by-humans
trust we have in our regular federations.

	Cheers Leif
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