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Data Access Layer Interface
Version 1.0

IVOA Proposed Recommendation 12 February 2013

Interest/Working Group:
http://www.ivoa.net/twiki/bin/view/IVOA/IvoaDAL
Author(s):
Patrick Dowler, Markus Demleitner, Mark Taylor, Doug Tody
Editor(s):
Patrick Dowler

Abstract

This document describes the Data Access Layer Interface (DALI). DALI defines the base web service interface common to all Data Access Layer (DAL) services. This standard defines the behaviour of common resources, the meaning and use of common parameters, success and error responses, and DAL service registration. The goal of this specification is to define the common elements that are shared across DAL services in order to foster consistency across concrete DAL service specifications and to enable standard re-usable client and service implementations and libraries to be written and widely adopted.

Status of this document

This is an IVOA Proposed Recommendation made available for public review.
It is appropriate to reference this document only as a recommended standard that is under review and which may be changed before it is accepted as a full recommendation.



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