This wiki has undergone a migration to Confluence found Here


From HL7Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Action Points for the Following Year

The following points are based on a presentation by Alistair Miles at the 2005 Berlin Ecoinformatics meeting.


  • Ecoterm members are a community within a global information environment
  • → When choosing standards and designing systems for interoperability, should anticipate and allow for …
    • Unlimited expansion
    • Novel interaction
  • A standard mechanism for identifying things independent of context is key to scalable interoperability
  • Principles of good URI use
  • Managing URIs


  • Standards for building a ‘good’ terminological/conceptual thing …
    • Relevant because if two things constructed according to the same basic principles then likely improve interoperability
  • Two new proposed standards …
    • BS 8723
    • ANSI Z39.19
  • Also …

Data Model