On Jul 22, 2009, at 10:56 PM, Ross Singer wrote:

> ...Today almost all ILS products make claims regarding offering more  
> openness through APIs, Web services, and through a service-oriented  
> architecture (SOA)....

I heard someplace recently that APIs are the newest form of vendor  
lock-in.  What's your take?

Eric Lease Morgan
Head, Digital Access and Information Architecture Department
Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame

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