Dan Hull wrote:
Archaeological archiving works best when it is based on cooperation and
collaboration, and the groups and mechanisms to facilitate this are broadly
in place. While we are very pleased to welcome new approaches in this field,
and encourage innovation and data re-use, it would be useful to know more
about the Open Archive's long-term data storage strategy, its future plans
for inter-operability and its relationship to the existing digital archives
and data standards bodies.
This all sounds very familiar ground to me.
The UKDFD being a good example.
"While archaeological archiving works best when it's based on cooperation
This has been tried and refused by the PAS and the CBA regarding finds data.
So without trying to be rude in anyway... which way is it??????