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IVOA Proposed Recommendation 30 May 2014

Interest/Working Group:
Patrick Dowler, Francois Bonnarel, Laurent Michel, Markus Demleitner
Patrick Dowler


This document describes the linking of data discovery metadata to services that provide access to further detailed metadata, the data itself, and services that perform operations on the data. The DataLink web service capability is one such service; it is an intermediate data access service that connects discovered datasets to the downloadable data files, services that can act upon the data files, and links to related resources.

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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