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From "Jukka Zitting" <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Metadata Namespaces
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:28:05 GMT

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 11:47 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org> wrote:
> What do people think of adding some type of namespace to the Metadata
> attributes (Dublin, CC, etc.).   I think this would allow us to discern
> where the metadata came from.

Agreed. See TIKA-61 for an earlier proposal about this. I kind of
prefer URIs over prefixes like "dc." as the namespacing mechanism, as
that would make it easier to interoperate with things like XMP and

In general I think there's still lot of work waiting for us in
metadata handling. It's good to see some real use cases coming up to
help us in that work.


Jukka Zitting

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