Obviously the source attribute was something  that we found useful and that we would also like to see incorporated into the official schema. We only added it at the "global" level and found that that was enough for our needs at the time. However it might be useful to have it made assignable at the individual element level.

Its nice to hear some positive feedback from the other side of the world.

Kind regards,

Euan Cochrane

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Statistics New Zealand
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[PIG] Source attribute for container semantic units in object entity?


I was wondering whether it would it be possible to add a source
attribute to certain container semantic units/elements in the next
versions of the premis data dictionary/object xml schema. We'd like to
be able to record the names of the tools used to extract particular bits
of metadata, as has been done in the Statistics New Zealand Prototype
PREMIS Creation Tool (http://pigpen.lib.uchicago.edu:8888/pigpen/40). I
realise we could create a local schema to do it, but we'd prefer to use
an official one if possible. Would this be useful to others too?




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