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Re: [school-discuss] Project Proposal

Hi Steve,

What application should be created? (ie. first) ?

I'm assuming we are talking about creating a group of programs that can
interop using this shared xml schema approach, or are we talking some sort
of RPC also?

Les Richardson

At 09:15 AM 1/22/02 -0800, Tonnesen Steve wrote:
>On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Michael Williams wrote:
>> I'm not suggesting that we add to the specifications..(yet) just building
>> something using the current specs. This would expose whether or not it is
>> truly open. Then, if it where possible, looking at ways to get involved in
>> the process of establishing the specifications. I think that open source
>> needs to get involved with the "spec" makers and leverage whatever
>> we can muster.
>I've read through a good chunk of the document (190+ pages!!!) and I think
>this is doable.  The server itself is not excessively complicated.  It
>basically uses HTTPS as the transport mechanism and XML as the document
>format.  It should be possible to write the ZIS as an apache CGI program
>and allow apache to handle encryption and transport.  Are there existing
>proprietary applications that use a ZIS server?  Some of the working
>groups don't seem to have very complete schemas, but others look good. 
>At the moment, I have a program that returns a SIF_Ack response when
>queried, although it does nothing with the query itself.  :)
>    http://www.haz.cmsd.bc.ca/cgi-bin/zis