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Re: [inc-interfed] metadata distribution

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  • From: "Cantor, Scott" <>
  • To: "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [inc-interfed] metadata distribution
  • Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:51:53 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

On 1/31/13 9:46 AM, "Tom Scavo"

>There seemed to be tacit agreement on the call the other day that
>metadata distribution should be on this group's TODO list. If so, then
>I wonder if this should be explicitly mentioned in the charter?
>Metadata distribution is on the TAC's larger list of work items, so
>including it in this group's set of deliverables sends a clear message
>back to TAC that it's being worked on.

I honestly think it's a separate issue. Interfederation at the technical
level is about passing between trust communities. I don't think it
directly speaks to any particular metadata distribution model (or to
whether metadata is the vehicle at all), all of which are equally
applicable (or not) to interfederation as to any large federation in

-- Scott

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