February 2004 has 5 entries

  • Cringely on SCOFebruary 19, 20046) As for SCO, they'll continue to make noise until the middle of the year, at which point the legal case will implode and the company will give up. By that time, the company executives, insiders, and major investors will have all sold their positions at a handsome profit. This...read full entry...
  • Modelling digital information assetsFebruary 19, 2004There was some discussion of digital object management and the relevance or otherwise of FRBR at the staff meeting this morning. A couple of relevant references. The first is work being done at Harvard:We have done some very preliminary investigation towards defining an abstract reference model for digital library objects,...read full entry...
  • National OpenURL serviceFebruary 18, 2004A national OpenURL service has just been announced in the UK. The OpenURL Router works by offering a central registry of institutions' OpenURL resolvers. An institution registers details of its resolver just once, at openurl.ac.uk. When the resolver has been registered at openurl.ac.uk, any service provider can provide users from...read full entry...
  • Yee on RDFFebruary 18, 2004Raymond Yee has an interesting and frank discussion of his attempts to grapple with RDF and the Semantic Web.Ever have some subject area that you think that you should be able to understand but can't quite manage despite valiant attempts? You know that it shouldn't be that hard but, for...read full entry...
  • HiatusFebruary 17, 2004I have busy week following return from travel, so there will be no entries for a few more days here. I will post some stuff about travels next week. Incidentally, I notice that wireless access is now available at Columbus Airport....read full entry...