IPTC News Exchange Formats 2011 Autumn Working Party Report

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IPTC News Exchange Formats 2011 Autumn Working Party Report

  1. 1. News Exchange Formats W orking P arty IPTC Autumn Meeting 2011 Vienna, Austria Stuart Myles, Associated Press
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Minutes of the previous Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman’s report </li></ul><ul><li>NewsML-G2 2.10 </li></ul><ul><li>NITF </li></ul><ul><li>Any other business? </li></ul><ul><li>Date & place of the next meeting </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  3. 3. News Exchange Formats Working Party Meeting Minutes <ul><li>Last meeting held 6 th June 2011, Berlin, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Minutes circulated as NEF1104.1-AGMminutes.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Vote to approve </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  4. 4. Chairman’s report <ul><li>G2 Unification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No more “NAR” – only known as “NewsML-G2”, “EventsML-G2” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified XML schema (under the name NewsML-G2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A unified G2 Marketing strategy is still TBD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACAP 2.0 / ODRL 2.0 for Rights Expression </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RightsML 1.0 to be voted on in this meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Add G2 receivers to the Who's Using It web pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishers to ask their customers if they can be added to the Users list on the website </li></ul></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  5. 5. NewsML-G2 2.10 <ul><li>Changes circulated in 201109016-DRAFT-NewsML-G2_2.10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00140 Add sameAs to relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00141 Extension of infoSource to be used for a source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00142 Adding descriptive properties to a package group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00143 Add hascontent attribute to NI content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00144 Extend the attributes of an Icon </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Changes circulated on 2011/09/30 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00145 New attributes for keyword, subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CR00146 New derivedfrom attribute </li></ul></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  6. 6. CR00140 Add sameAs to relationships <ul><li>Add sameAs to broader, narrower and related </li></ul><ul><li>The properties broader, narrower and related (from the Relationship Group) should provide a list of conceptURIs in addition to the one expressed by the qcode attribute of these elements. For this purpose a sameAs child property should be added to these properties. </li></ul><ul><li>If a provider wants to annotate e.g. a province as subject of the news item and wants to add the superior country by a broader property it may be required to add the 2 *and* the 3 letter code for this country. Currently only one identifer can be applied, either 2 *or* 3 letter code. To overcome this limitation one to many sameAs properties could provide a list of equivalent identifiers for the same concept. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  7. 7. CR00141Extend infoSource to be used for a source <ul><li>Extension of infoSource to be used for a source </li></ul><ul><li>Modify the definition of the Information Source property to extend its semantics: while the current definition says &quot;A party (person or organisation) which originate some information used to create or enhance the content&quot; parties which modified, enhanced, distributed, aggregated or supplied the content should be included in future. </li></ul><ul><li>A party having the role of being a source of the content - in a wide sense - must have its place in the G2 metadata of item. One option was to add a property in parallel to infoSource. But as infoSource is already used for this purpose, with specific role vocabularies, - pushing the semantics to its limits - it is proposed to add this use to the definition. Having a new property and infoSource in parallel might also cause some confusion about where exactly to draw the line. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  8. 8. CR00142 Adding descriptive properties to a package group <ul><li>Adding descriptive properties to a package group </li></ul><ul><li>Allow adding metadata which describe a group of a Package Item. </li></ul><ul><li>A Group within a Package Item is usually created for a specific purpose: a Group will wrap a group references to content in a specific context. This context may require a description or labelling. Further, a group may require special processing; this can be expressed by a signal property. Finally a note to the Editor of the receiver could be added as background information. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  9. 9. CR00143 Add hascontent attribute to NI content <ul><li>Add hascontent attribute to the children of contentSet </li></ul><ul><li>of a News Item </li></ul><ul><li>Add a flag to the child properties of contentSet of a NewsItem for indicating if the child property i/ already includes content, or ii/ is currently only an empty wrapper. </li></ul><ul><li>Not all planned renditions of the content of a News Item may be available at the time of the release of the initial version. However, at this time it might be known that, e.g., an HD rendition of the existing SD rendition of a video will follow soon. To make the receiver aware of the planned release of additional rendition(s), their elements may be added to a contentSet i/ with only metadata being defined, but ii/ with no actual content being provided (until a subsequent version of the item is released). This state must be indicated by using the added hascontent attribute. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  10. 10. CR00144 extend the attributes of an Icon <ul><li>Extend the attributes of an Icon element </li></ul><ul><li>Add a set of basic content characteristic properties to icons. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved orientation The orientation of the visual content of an image in regard to the standard rendition of the digital image data. colourspace The colour space of an image. Applies to image icons. colourindicator Indicates whether the still or moving image is coloured or black and white. videocodec The applicable codec for video data. Applies to video icons.
  11. 11. CR00145 new attributes for keyword, subject <ul><li>New attributes for keyword and subject </li></ul><ul><li>Add a few attributes to better quantify how the keyword(s) and/or subject (s)relate to </li></ul><ul><li>@@@ FIXME </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  12. 12. CR00146 new derivedfrom attribute <ul><li>Add a new derivedfrom attribute to all properties with a why attribute </li></ul><ul><li>Add a 'derivedfrom' attribute to all elements supporting the 'why' property, in order </li></ul><ul><li>to be able to indicate the concept that the element was derived from. </li></ul><ul><li>Is is useful to be able to indicate, for instance that the subject Western Europe was </li></ul><ul><li>derived from the Subject Great Britain. Typically the directly applied Subject (Great </li></ul><ul><li>Britain) will have associated confidence/relevance properties, but the derived </li></ul><ul><li>Subject (Western Europe) will not. Indicating that Western Europe is --derivedfrom-- </li></ul><ul><li>> Great Britain will enable downstream processors to apply confidence/relevance to </li></ul><ul><li>the derived Subject, based on the (now known) directly applied subject. </li></ul>© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  13. 13. NewsML-G2 <ul><li>MOTION – Standards Committee </li></ul><ul><li>To adopt NewsML-G2 version 2.10 </li></ul><ul><li>as specified by the documents in </li></ul><ul><li>201109016-DRAFT-NewsML-G2_2.10 </li></ul><ul><li>and the two changes circulated on 2011/09/30. </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  14. 14. NITF <ul><li>News Industry Text Format </li></ul><ul><li>“ A solution for sharing news” </li></ul><ul><li>Developed by News Publishers, for News Publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Defines the content and structure of news articles </li></ul><ul><li>Currently, NITF v3.5 in DTD and XSD </li></ul><ul><li>NITF 3.6 added complete foreign namespace support </li></ul>© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  15. 15. NITF xml:lang <ul><li>We were alerted to a problem with the NITF XSD </li></ul><ul><li>The xml:lang attribute was misnamed as “xml_lang” </li></ul><ul><li>This error has now been fixed in the NITF 3.6 XSD </li></ul><ul><li>(This entails distributing xml.xsd along the NITF XSDs) </li></ul>© 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  16. 16. Any other business? © 2010 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved
  17. 17. Date and Place of Next Meeting <ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>19th – 21st March, 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Danke und auf Wiedersehen! </li></ul>© 2009 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved

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