[Digikam-users] IPTC, EXIF, Kphotoalbum

Birkir A. Barkarson birkirb at stoicviking.net
Tue Oct 31 14:56:48 GMT 2006

>> XMP metadata will be supported by Exiv2 in the future, and of course, by 
>> digiKam.
>> No need to have a separate XML file to store these metadata : XMP is supported 
>> by JPEG, PNG, and TIFF/EP, like an embeded metadata directly in file, exactly 
>> like IPTC and EXIF are.
> Again, I must disagree. The pictures should be *read-only*. A piece of
> software that rewrite my pictures behind my back get uninstalled
> immediately.

In some cases embedded information is preferred.  It seems both options 
would be in order.


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