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From Farrukh Najmi <>
Subject Re: [IMAGING] Getting EXIF and IPTC metadata using metadata and image format neutral code
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2012 19:23:37 GMT
Hi Damjan,

Attached is the patch for implementing the proposed change outlined in 
bullets below.
Please review and then commit if satisfied or discuss further. Thanks.

On 07/06/2012 02:29 PM, Farrukh Najmi wrote:
> An example of a metadata property that has no IIM mapping defined is 
> Name: Scene Code, XMP property id: Scene (page 15 of 55 in spec)
> On 07/06/2012 02:25 PM, Farrukh Najmi wrote:
>> Hi Damjan,
>> Thanks for the +1. As I started on this patch I made some 
>> observations in the IPTC-PhotoMetadata-2008.pdfspec:
>>   * Not all metadata properties have an IIM mapping defined. For these
>>     we will have to invent a type code. I propose we assign codes
>>     starting at 10000 arbitrarily in such cases
>>   * Every field does have an XMP property id at present. I am not sure
>>     if there is any guarantee that future fields will have an XMP
>>     property id. I think we should continue with XMP property id for
>> field but if in future versions there is no XMP
>>     property id then the backup would be to use the Name field from
>>     the spec
>> The only other alternative I can think of for field 
>> issue is to use the Name field from the spec which is guaranteed to 
>> be present, will never be translated but has the issue that it has 
>> white space in its content. My preference is to do what is proposed 
>> in bullets above.
>> Comments? Thanks.



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