[Clipart] Metadata

Nicu Buculei nicu at apsro.com
Tue Jun 22 07:28:40 PDT 2004

Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> One thing that would add convenience would be if I could have
> it parse straight from a scalar (taken from form input), rather
> than from a file.  If there's a way to do this, I don't see it
> documented in the POD.  I'd like to take the SVG from an XHTML
> file input, metadata from other form inputs, use SVG::Metadata to
> add those metadata to the SVG en situ, do some minimal validation
> (e.g., make sure the mandatory metadata fields are all specified)
> and then only write the finished product to an actual file.  I
> can work around this with a temporary file, though, if necessary.

another thought: make mandatory for users to login in order to be 
allowed to post images. if the user upload an image without metadata, 
read his name from profile info, generate and add metadata to the file.
the downside: this will not work when uploading tarballs


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