Re: doc metadata - practical uses for it ?

Subject: Re: doc metadata - practical uses for it ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:15:30 -0700

If the metadata is handled correctly for PDF or HTML output, search
engine optimization for Google and/or your company's own online doc
library.

On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Monique Semp
<monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello, WR-L-ers,
>
> Iâm working on a presentation that includes a discussion about metadata. I started explaining how to create metadata in different tools, but then it hit me that Iâve never actually used any of the metadata that Iâve added into docs, and never seen anyone extract metadata for any use...
>
> So, can anyone cite any real-world (or at least recognizably practical, do-able, and useful) examples of making use of metadata?
>
> Specifically, Iâm thinking of:
> * The <meta> element in DITA topics/maps.
> * Unstructured FrameMakerâs File Info elements (Author, Title, Subject, Keywords, etc.).
> * Wordâs Document Properties, both the Custom tabâs defaults and user-added properties.
> * Flareâs topic types and custom file tags.
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