Re: state of metadata?
- From: Federico Mena Quintero <federico redhat com>
- To: bob cs csoft net
- CC: gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: state of metadata?
- Date: Sat, 18 Dec 1999 22:39:58 -0500
> Well, recently I have become reinterested in bbs's. Looking through
> some source, I found this textfile (attached). It describes a way of
> tagging metadata safely into the files itself. Could one of the metadata
> guru's have a look over it? Thanks.
Oh my god. To quote from the aforementioned text:
> ! NOTICE !
> SAUCE was initially created for supporting only the ANSi & RIP
> screens. Since both ANSi and RIP are in effect text-based and
> have no other form of control, SAUCE never interferes with the
> workings of a program using either ANSi or RIP. If it does,
> the program is not functioning the way it should.
> This is _NOT_ true for the other types of file SAUCE supports
> however. Adding SAUCE to some of the other filetypes supported
> in the SAUCE specifications may have serious consequences on
> the proper functioning of other programs using those files,
> In the worst case, they'll simply refuse the file, stating it
> is invalid.
So I will assume the suggestion was a joke :-)
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