Note to self: Metadata > XML

A quick reminder for myself. There is more to metadata than can be described in XML syntax. XML is just text. Text isn’t always the best way of describing something.

Metadata != XML
Metadata > XML

I’m hoping in the next version of the software-formerly-known-as-CAREO that we can get away from this “XML Metadata is the centre of the universe” philosophy. King has demonstrated some freaking amazing things he’s planning to do with metadata/searching/discovery, some of which have nothing to do with text. Hence, they have nothing to do with XML…

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Last updated: December 04, 2023