[Matroska-users] [RFC] Documentary presenter tagging

Steve Lhomme via Matroska-users matroska-users at lists.matroska.org
Wed Feb 3 08:46:38 CET 2016

2016-02-02 20:51 GMT+01:00 Dave Rice <dave at dericed.com>:
> On Jan 27, 2016, at 9:54 AM, Pierre Choffet via Matroska-users
> <matroska-users at lists.matroska.org> wrote:
> Le 26/01/2016 05:25, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> I agree with the additions, although we're in the process of formally
> standardizing Matroska at the IETF and tags will likely be discussed.
> So I'd refrain making such changes until we reach that part in the
> process.
> Hi Steve, thanks for your answer
> Sounds good to me, I'll resubmit this request once the standardization
> process has ended.
> In standardizing the metadata for the roles of contributions, it may make
> sense to adopt an external authority. For instance PBCore manages a
> vocabulary called contributorRole:
> http://metadataregistry.org/concept/list/vocabulary_id/127.html
> http://v1.pbcore.org/PBCore/picklists/picklist_contributorRole.html.
> Adopting such a list may be more effective than okaying the values one by
> one as requested.

Interoperability of tags is definitely a good thing. The question is,
what's the best basis to start from ? Matroska is certainly not the

We did this mapping a long time ago.

> Dave Rice

Steve Lhomme
Matroska association Chairman

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