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CTAN package update: xmpincl

Date: May 10, 2008 7:56:58 AM CEST
The package here has been updated and is working its way through the mirroring system even now. Thank you again, Jim Hefferon Saint Michael's College ............................................................................ The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: xmpincl Author's name: Maarten Sneep Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/xmpincl Summary description: Include eXtensible Metadata Platform data in PDFLaTeX. License type: gpl Announcement text:
This is a minor update for the xmpincl package. Some URL's in the included xmp file should now come through slightly less mangled than before. Note that there are still a few common characters that will cause a mess (% for instance).
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xmpincl . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/xmpincl (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

xmpincl – Include eXtensible Metadata Platform data in pdf

The XMP (eXtensible Metadata platform) is a framework to add metadata to digital material to enhance the workflow in publication. The essence is that the metadata is stored in an XML file, and this XML stream is then embedded in the file to which it applies. How you create this XML file is up to you, but the author started investigating this because he wanted to embed licensing information in the files he created. The license the author chose is one of the Creative Commons licenses, and their web-site offers this information in a valid XML-file, suitable for direct inclusion.

MaintainerMaarten Sneep (inactive)



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