DIG35 Digital Image Metadata Standard

Stan Blum sblum at CALACADEMY.ORG
Thu Apr 26 12:33:00 CEST 2001

At 02:21 PM 4/26/01 -0400, Robert A. (Bob) Morris wrote:
>The DIG35 Initiative Group is circulating for comment a Draft of
>Version 1.1 of their metadata specificiation for digital images. See

<--Cross-posted to TAXACOM and TDWG-SDD -->

Version 1.0 is an excellent example of a metadata standard.  It is well
documented and (relatively) easily understood, AND strikes an excellent
(IMHO) balance between simplicity and completeness.  Highly recommended
reading for anyone designing databases (not necessarily image databases) or
working on data standards.

Unfortunately, the DIG35 group now charges $35(USD) for the PDF of version
1.0.  The draft of v. 1.1, however, is FREE.  (So get it now if you're


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