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Developer's Digital Media Reference by Janette Bradley, Curtis Poole

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Section III: Distribution Architectures

CHAPTER 11

Metadata for Digital Media Distribution

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We are on the verge of a metadata revolution. Get your data models clean and prepare for an interesting ride.” Tim Berners-Lee,1999

It’s Sunday night, and you’re searching for something better than “Touched by an Angel” on the tube. Where do you turn? “Metadata Today”? Actually Metadata Today is available everywhere — only

they call it “TV Guide.” The TV Guide

franchise was built on a few articles and a lot of metadata about who, what, where and when. Metadata is derivative data, or to be recursive, data about data. The use of metadata throughout the media ...

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