ESIP Discovery Cluster 2011 Winter Meeting

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To settle on a set of discovery-oriented cast/feed services (OpenSearch, data collection casting, data granule casting, service casting) that are interoperable with one another. We are targeting an audience that is familiar with federated discovery services. This session will be less on tutorial, more on getting stuff done.

Tentative Agenda

  • Introduction (Hook, 5-minutes)
  • Interoperability Use Cases (60-minutes)
    • Extend opensearch to service casting (Chris, 5-7 minutes)
    • Service casting and data (granule and collection) casting (Ruth, 10-minutes)
    • Coastal data visualization data casting. (Ken Keiser, 10-minutes)
    • Hybrid casting (Brian?, 10-minutes)
    • Discussion interoperability (20-minutes)
  • Setup governance mechanism (30 minutes)
    • there is a need to move forward.
    • there exists multiple data centers involved in Discovery services.
    • we need it since interoperability, different centers, standards.
    • agree on process, and then follow it.
    • if we agree up front how decisions is made, can make progress quickly. urgency, it's happening now.
    • appoint folks.
    • tracking issues.
    • proposing, ratifying, changing standards
    • document what's happening. transparent trail on wiki.
  • Discussion on key issues. (10-15 minutes)
    • identify the issues.
    • can assign to people.
  • Atom vs RSS comparative. (Brian?, 10 minutes)

Follow up plans

  • followup demos in ESIP Summer meeting.