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Re: Photo metadata tool

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 13:13:21 +0100 (BST)
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
cc: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, www-annotation <www-annotation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0105171309260.13168-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

> I wanted to have the rdf embedded in the picture to avoid losing comments
> when the picture is transferred, or changed. As the server can, with the
> right Accept: headers, return only the comment (and the same is possible
> for HTTP PUT). Of course it doesn't preclude storing a copy of the
> metadata in a db.
> I like self-describing objects in general :)

right - I agree really - it just happened that the images I was using
didn't belong to me. But the w3c jpg tool can allow you insert arbitrary
text into jpgs, and using that or parts of rdfpic would be pretty simple
to implement. RDFPic has classes to get rdf embedded in jpgs.

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