Produced by Robert W. Allison for
The 1996 Roanoke Conference Standards Project
© 1996 Robert W. Allison. All rights reserved.
A meeting on the subject of standards for World Wide Web watermark archives was convened at the First International Conference on the History, Function, and Study of Watermarks ("The Roanoke Conference") on Friday, Oct. 11, 1996. The Conference decided to adopt as a starting model the Bates College archive, The Archive of Papers and Watermarks in Greek Manuscripts. Its originator, Robert Allison of Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, was elected to serve as chair of this project.
The World Wide Web Watermark Archive Initiative is the laboratory for this project. It consists primarily of experimental designs or prototypes for the various components of a World Wide Web Watermark Archive.
Several objectives for the project were identified, including
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Last updated: March 6, 1997