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Description: ResourceSync is a specification based on Sitemaps that can be used by repository managers to provide information that allows third-party systems to remain in sync with the resources in their repository as they evolve, i.e. are created, updated, deleted. Whereas basic Sitemaps allow exposing a repository inventory and crawl-related metadata, ResourceSync adds ways to expose changes only, and to provide expressive synchronization-related metadata as well as typed links for further discovery. ResourceSync can be used for discovery and synchronization of both content and metadata and uses the Sitemaps XML format.
Pricing: free to use
Adoption level: Limited
Readiness level: TR9
Governance: Community (formal)
Business Form: Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Status: Actively Maintained
Categories: Standard
Functions: Discovery
Collections: Repository-related
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