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02:59, 17 August 2010 (UTC)[edit | edit source]

Well today is the end of GSOC. I have gotten a lot accomplished over the summer, however at the same time I didn't accomplish all of my goals, due to XMP taking more time than anticipated (however I plan to keep working on this until I do).

Short summary of stuff I've done in my branch:

  • Fixup many broken parts of the current Exif support, of particular note the GPS fields. (bugzilla:13172 and many fixes that did not have bugs)
  • A jpeg segment extractor to extract the metadata segments of interest.
    • Jpeg's can now display file comments (Among other things), which is of interest as mediawiki puts the url of the file there in jpeg thumbnails it serves.
  • A class for merging together metadata information from different sources, based on the MWG recommendation.
  • Recognize iptc-iim properties. (bugzilla:16956)
  • An xmp parser
  • Extract XMP segments, and various native metadata from png images
  • Extract XMP segments and comment segments from gif
  • Support showing multilingual metadata (in formats that support it, specifically XMP and png iTXt chunks)
  • Also sort of fixes bugzilla:657 as most forms of embedded copyright data is now shown in the metadata box ( however that bug more sounds like putting a license tag on a page based on copyright data )

Some Stuff I haven't done that I wanted to:

  • Re-arrange the way the data is stored in the db. My plan was to do this last since I would know best what type of data i'm dealing with once I've done extracting it, but time ran a little short.
  • the xmp support is missing some properties from the iptc4xmp spec.
  • I didn't get to doing SVG metadata.
  • modify the oggHandler and pdfHandler to display the already extracted, but not displayed metadata.

However I'd definitely like to work on this outside of gsoc, so hopefully I will accomplish my remaining goals. Bawolff 02:59, 17 August 2010 (UTC)

02:42, 10 August 2010 (UTC)[edit | edit source]

  • Have XMP working for jpg's. However still have to add to the list of properties to extract. Bawolff 02:42, 10 August 2010 (UTC)

00:41, 21 July 2010 (UTC)[edit | edit source]

Just a quick update

  • I'm putting off any potential db changes until after I finish adding extraction for other metadata format.
  • I'm mostly done IPTC and plan to start xmp soon.
  • My test wiki is behind a dynamic ip. If you're very curious try hunting me down on irc and I'll give you my ip or you could try checking out the img_metadata branch (although there isn't really anything that you can't get from what I describe above, since from the end user point of view its just a table with more entries)

20:26, 7 July 2010[edit | edit source]

All code is currently being committed to an img_metadata branch. So far I'm concentrating on fixing up the current Exif support, have added basic IPTC support, and am working on making the metadata changes backwards/forwards compatible. If anyone has any questions about what I'm doing, please don't hesitate to hunt me down on irc (or talk page) and ask. Bawolff 20:26, 7 July 2010 (UTC)