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It would be really good if authors of these sorts of tools could send us information to list them on the PREMIS tools page:
http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/tools_for_premis.php

Rebecca

Rebecca S. Guenther
Senior Networking & Standards Specialist
Network Development & MARC Standards Office
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-----Original Message-----
From: PREMIS Implementors Group Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Swithun Crowe
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 5:07 AM
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Subject: Re: [PIG] mapping JHOVE output - PREMIS, MIX, METS

Hello

EC> You could have a look at this:
EC> http://code.google.com/p/fits/downloads/detail?name=extras.zip

EC> It includes a stylesheet that maps from the File Information Tool 
EC>Set
EC>(FITS) to PREMIS and FITS includes JHOVE.

I'm the author of these stylesheets. I have some newer versions (i.e. bugs
fixed) on my Fits In Alfresco forge site:

http://forge.alfresco.com/projects/fitsinalfresco/

(They can be used without Alfresco)

The output from FITS can't, by default, be transformed into valid PREMIS - a small timestamp format issue. Also, as the tools that FITS uses output their timestamps in different formats, two tools can agree on a creation time, but FITS will record them as disagreeing, as they use different formats for their timestamps.

The patches in extras.zip (link above and in previous message) are an attempt at fixing these issues.

Swithun.

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