CTAN has a new package: hyperxmp

CTAN Announcements ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Tue May 16 16:45:56 CEST 2006

The package described below has just been installed at tug.ctan.org and
should soon be at your favorite mirror.

Thank you, Scott,
Jim Hefferon
St Michael's College


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

Name of contribution: hyperxmp
Author's name: Scott Pakin
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/hyperxmp
Summary description: Embed XMP metadata within a LaTeX document
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform) is a mechanism proposed by Adobe
for embedding document metadata within the document itself.  The
metadata is designed to be easy to extract, even by programs that are
oblivious to the document's file format.  Most of Adobe's applications
store XMP metadata when saving files.  Now, with the hyperxmp package,
it is trivial for LaTeX document authors to store XMP metadata in
their documents as well.

hyperxmp integrates seamlessly with hyperref and requires virtually no
modifications to documents that already exploit hyperref's mechanisms
for specifying PDF metadata.  The current version of hyperxmp can
embed the following metadata as XMP: author, title, subject, keywords,
copyright, and license URL.  hyperxmp currently embeds XMP only within
PDF documents but is compatible with pdflatex, latex+dvipdfm, and

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