Digital Albums as Content Packages

I had a quick IM chat with David Gratton last week, when he was asking me what I thought of content package specifications. My initial from-the-hip reaction was along the lines of "gah! metadata for metadata's sake" and that just getting content Out There was the goal, not encapsulating it in layer after layer of helpful metadata. Then we spent a couple of minutes hashing it over. If there's a requirement that a set of content needs to be ingestable in a system, a package begins to make sense....

February 5, 2007 · 3 min