[uf-discuss] Need a figure markup
greg at fotonotes.net
Sun Oct 30 10:07:35 PST 2005
Thanks for these terrific links.
On Oct 30, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Scott Reynen wrote:
> Greg Elin wrote:
>> We have no HTML tags for rendering EXIF metadata and as a result
>> presenting or creating behaviors around EXIF data.
> Here are some examples of people rendering EXIF data in HTML:
> (XML via API, and bits as HTML on any individual photo page)
> (click on "Details")
> (click on "Info")
> (click on "More on this photo")
> There is certainly room for standardization, but the existing data
> to be standardized is mostly EXIF data, so that would seem the
> logical place to start. But if the only advantage of that is to
> make the data machine-readable, why not use EXIF itself, which is
> already machine-readable?
>> As I have discussed in other situations (and a large motivation
>> behind my work with FotoNotes) is that EXIF metadata tends to
>> focus on the visual artifact that is a photograph (the pixel
>> space), with a dirth of parameters to describe the stories
>> embedded in a photo (the information space).
> Descriptive information can go into EXIF's "ImageDescription" tag.
> Also, keyword, title, etc. I can't think of any information that
> could not go into EXIF.
>> It is a great loss that browsers have the power to crack open the
>> JPEG file and uncompress binary data to display data but entirely
>> ignores embedded metadata text like EXIF.
> Not entirely true:
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