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Fwd: Is there proposal of accessing metadata of media files?

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 09:39:28 -0400
Message-Id: <DE062981-B996-4DA0-A2DE-E8FCE3475C39@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-media-annotation@w3.org
To: Soohong Daniel Park <soohong.park@samsung.com>, ext Shumpei Shiraishi <shumpei.shiraishi@gmail.com>

WebApps does have a related deliverable in its charter:


Metadata Access and Extensible Information for Media (MAXIM)
     a generic API for accessing metadata embedded in or linked to  
media files

However, as you can see from WebApps' publication status wiki, work  
on this spec is not active because of related work ongoing by the  
Media Annotations WG:


Media Object (http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/MediaObject/publish/) -  
This spec is not active because it is expected to be replaced by the  
Media Object API in progress by the Media Annotations WG; see Media  
Object API Use Cases and Requirements (http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD- 

Soohong, Media Annotations WG - would you please provide a short  
update/status and plans regarding your Media API spec? Also, is this  
the most recent API document:


-Regards, Art Barstow

Begin forwarded message:

> From: ext Shumpei Shiraishi <shumpei.shiraishi@gmail.com>
> Date: October 6, 2009 9:16:25 PM EDT
> To: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
> Subject: Is there proposal of accessing metadata of media files?
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/ 
> 104ce6580910061816p681237c3ua555e8c5dce9b02a@mail.gmail.com>
> Hi, all
> I'm looking for the API proposal of accessing metadata of media files.
> For example, I'll want to access metadata of audio files for to get
> it's title, artists, etc.
> Or, if I need to get the shooting time of photo, I'll want to get it
> from JPEG's EXIF header.
> Is there API proposal which satisfies these case?
> Thanks.
> -Shumpei Shiraishi
Received on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 13:40:26 UTC

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