That might not be the best analogy. The most commonly-cited reason for Beta losing out to VHS seems to be the initial limitation of Beta to 1-hour tapes, which wasn't enough to record a movie from TV, or to play back a rented one without switching tapes partway through. By the time Beta
William Wueppelmann wrote: [snip] I'm not entirely sure that TCP/IP and the other IETF RFCs became established because of restrictions placed on OSI. I was under the impression that OSI was also insanely complicated and that the IETF standards were much cheaper to implement from a technical
The closest thing I'm aware of is the EAD Toolkit. http://www.cdlib.org/inside/projects/oac/toolkit/ ewg4x...@gmail.com 07/06/09 05:33AM Hi, I'm curious as to whether anyone on the list has worked on or knows about any web-based XForms application for creating and editing EAD Finding Aids.
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Well, it's not a great example, because I don't have a 'counter-example', but I think it will remain to be seen if ISO 20775 goes anywhere if it, too, remains behind a pay wall. If an open spec were to come along that allowed the transfer of holdings and availability information that was decent