DLF Fall Forum
Baltimore, October 25-27, 2004
“All errors are equal; but some are more
equal than others”
An invalid date can probably be ignored without
consequence; an invalid header cannot
How do we determine the appropriate balance between strict
compliance and collection development?
What should be done with malformed or invalid objects?
The DRS is not under an obligation to accept any object; an
institutional repository may not have this latitude
Accept, but normalize on deposit?
Accept as is, but with the proviso of lower service level?