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== Metadata management ideas for future versions of GRASS ==
== Metadata management ideas for future versions of GRASS ==
=== Unified XML-based approach for raster/vector/imagery ===
* store relevant metadata in an XML-based format, along with creation/modification history
* a new directory '$maspset/metadata/' could house this information
* would probably require major re-write of the raster/vector history mechanism
* generic reading/writing of XML data (don't we already have this functionality somewhere...)


== Links ==
== Links ==

Revision as of 18:21, 19 April 2008

Metadata support

Raster

Vector

Comments on a vector map can be added manually by editing $MAPSET/vector/$MAPNAME/hist.

Metadata management ideas for future versions of GRASS

Unified XML-based approach for raster/vector/imagery

  • store relevant metadata in an XML-based format, along with creation/modification history
  • a new directory '$maspset/metadata/' could house this information
  • would probably require major re-write of the raster/vector history mechanism
  • generic reading/writing of XML data (don't we already have this functionality somewhere...)

Links