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Title (Goal)Basic Preservation - Format identification
Primary ActorAdmin
Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)

Admin wants to identify formats across repository.

  • Admin wants to identify the precise format of all stored digital objects, and to link that identification to a central registry of technical information about that format and its dependencies.
  • Admin has an object; what format is it?

Admin wants to identify all obsolete formats in repository.

1 Comment

  1. Once a format is detected/validated, how would that information be captured?  Should this be re-validated at a later time?  What happens if the format contradicts item metadata or the format registry entry for a bitstream?