CTAN update: hyperxmp (delayed announcement)

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Dec 23 15:42:16 CET 2012

the daemon wrote

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: hyperxmp
> Author's name: Scott Pakin
> Package version: 2.2
> 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:
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> XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform) is a mechanism proposed by Adobe
> for embedding document metadata within the document itself.  The
> metadata are 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: title, authors, primary author's
> title or position, metadata writer, subject/summary, keywords,
> copyright, license URL, document base URL, document identifier and
> instance identifier, language, source file name, PDF generating tool,
> PDF version, and contact telephone number/postal address/email
> address/URL.  hyperxmp is compatible with pdflatex,
> latex+dvips+ps2pdf, latex+dvipdfm, xelatex, and lualatex.
> Version 2.2 of hyperxmp adds support for the IPTC Photo Metadata
> schema.  It allows \xmpcomma and \xmpquote to be used in any hyperxmp
> option, not only those that require special treatment of commas.  And
> it introduces an \xmplinesep macro that controls how multiline fields
> are represented in the XMP packet.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/help/Catalogue/entries/hyperxmp.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/hyperxmp/

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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