COinS 1.0 « Quædam cuiusdam
COinS 1.0
Thursday 21 July 2005 @ 12:25 pm

The latent OpenURL idea has cystallized as COinS 1.0. The major change from earlier proposals is to hide the latent OpenURL in the title attribute of a span tag, rather than in the href of an anchor tag. Accordingly, I’ve updated the little WordPress plug-in I wrote to insert OpenURLs in WordPress postings. A sample link follows: [] (as before, you won’t see anything between the square brackets unless you have an activator). The plugin inserts a comment in the span tag containing a link to the spec. Download the new version here. It’s still a minimal implementation of OpenURL 1.0, but it’s a start.





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 2 responses to “COinS 1.0”

  •   eric wrote:

    need to fix the plugin- should be class=”Z3988″ not class=”Z39.88″

  •   alf wrote:

    <span class=”Z3988″ title=”ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&’ + openurl + ‘”>’ + ‘<!– This is a COinS: see http://ocoins.info/ –>’ + ‘</span>

    should fix it.

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