I'm getting more and more convinced (as more and more folks suggest it) that the mechanical performance of the original recorder is part of the recording, and indeed is already recorded, and should be considered as an essential metadata element. Your thoughts?
On Oct 28, 2013, at 10:01 AM, Chris Lacinak <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> AVPreserve is pleased to announce the release of Fixity and MDQC, two new free and open-source digital preservation tools available for free download on our Tools page.
> Fixity is a utility for the documentation and regular review of stored files. Fixity scans a folder or directory, creating a manifest of the files including their file paths and their checksums, against which a regular comparative analysis can be run.
> MDQC stands for Metadata Quality Control, and it reads the embedded metadata of a file or directory and compares it against a set of rules defined by the user in order to perform automated review of embedded metadata.
> More information and links on the AVPreserve website at http://www.avpreserve.com/blog/avpreserve-releases-fixity-and-mdqc-digital-preservation-tools/
> Chris Lacinak
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