[Clipart] ANNOUNCE: SVG::Metadata

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Sun Jun 13 23:41:06 PDT 2004

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Nicu Buculei wrote:

> Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> >>can it be used to *add* metadata to existing files?
> > 
> > Nope, it's strictly a validator.  
> > 
> > Adding metadata to existing files is pretty straightforward though.  Run
> > the CC license tool once to generate the RDF XML snippet, then cut and
> > paste it into each file.  Look at one of the uk road sign clipart items
> > for an example.  This could probably be scripted if someone is so
> > motivated. 
> i know how to manually generate the RDF XML snippet, but i see two problems:
> - copy/and paste is not a solution for anything larger than a few 
> images, in any case not for about 300 images. it appears i will not add 
> metadata anytime soon;

This is why I suggest scripting it.  300 images would be too many to do
by hand.

> - this RDF info will be modified in the future? for example in order to 
> add keywords?

Yes, although I don't yet know the proper way of adding keywords to RDF
yet.  I'll report here when I do.  


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