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Z39.50/RDF Integration Project

Thursday September 16th, 1999

A project documented at Mozilla.org aims to integrate Mozilla's RDF capability with the ANSI/NISO Z39.50 specification for information retrieval in a client/server environment. The Z39.50 protocol is used in many bibliographic and digital library applications, and the project aims to make it possible to query the thousands of Z39.50 connected servers from Mozilla, with the results appearing in Mozilla's sidebar. This is another great project brought to you by that supposedly non-existent group of third-party Mozilla developers. One of the project's contacts works for the Z39.50 Maintenance Agency. Good qualification, I would think.

Thanks to Joerg Beierle for the news.


#5 kind of unrelated...

by Kovu <Kovu401@netscape.net>

Friday September 17th, 1999 12:53 PM

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I was under the impression, and I'm wondering if this is true, that Mozilla would be able to have dynamically refreshing content in Web pages without having to manually refresh the page. Like new posts on this page, for instance, without having to reload. Am I wrong on this?