[Gllug] Describing pictures in XML

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 07:19:25 UTC 2010

On 18 June 2010 11:57, Rob Crowther <robertc at boogdesign.com> wrote:
> James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
>> Most picture applications I know of seem to store this information in
>> databases that make it difficult to extract the meta data for just one
>> of the photos.
> A lot of them are just reading the metadata that's already present
> within the image file, which is already in XML format:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchangeable_image_file_format
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extensible_Metadata_Platform
> Try this for reading it, looks like an active project:
> http://www.exiv2.org/

Thank you. XMP looks quite good to me.
I will probably have to extend it a bit, but it looks like a very good
place to start.

Kind Regards

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