Long-Term Preservation of Digital Documents

Long-Term Preservation of Digital Documents

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Human culture depends on our ability to disseminate information, and then maintain and access it over time. This book addresses the problems of storing, reading, and using digital data for periods longer than 50 years. They offer concise descriptions of markup and document description languages like TIFF, PDF, HTML, and XML, explain important techniques such as migration and emulation, and present the OAIS (Open Archival Information System) Reference Model.In spite of all similarities, these tools until re- cently each used to store data and metadata in their own proprietary formats. Using XMI we ... Us- ing such services, we can conveniently (from our home computer), e.g., book a flight, call a taxi, do on-line shopping, or obtain stock market data. Things ... The Web Service Description Language (WSDL) is an XML-style formalism for describing Internet services.

Title:Long-Term Preservation of Digital Documents
Author:Uwe M. Borghoff, Peter Rödig, Jan Scheffczyk, Lothar Schmitz
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-04


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