CTAN package update: xmpincl

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Mon Feb 28 17:42:39 CET 2005

A package has been updated on tug.ctan.org and should make its way to 
your favorite mirror real soon now.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: xmpincl
Author's name: Maarten Sneep
Location on CTAN: /tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xmpincl
Summary description: Include "eXtensible Metadata Platform" data in pdflatex
License type: gpl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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The XMP (eXtensible Metadata platform) is a framework to add metadata to
digital material to enhance the workflow in publication. References are
given below, but the essenence is that the metadata is stored in an XML
file, and this XML stream is then embedded in the file to which it

New in this version is that the <?xpacket ?> tags are automatically added, 
which makes the whole package much more standards compliant. The 
package checks the xmp file to see if it is used on an older file to avoid 
double inclusion of the <?xpacket ?> tags (no changes to older sources are 
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You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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