DIGITAL PRESERVATION NEWS 025

Roughly weekly news and opinions from the Digital Preservation Coalition’s Head of Research and Practice, Paul Wheatley. Opinions are the opinions of Paul and those featured. Not the DPC. They’re just opinions, ok?

Here’s an excellent introduction to file format basics by Gary McGath. There’s also a video on graphics formats and I hope there will be more…

The working draft of SVG 2.0 includes features for: “dynamic changes; script can be used to create interactive documents, and animations can be performed using declarative animation features or by using script.”

OAIS fans go nuts:

More horrible news on austerity and the potential impact on our sector:

Kicking off a new series of blog posts on preserving social media:

The ISO16363 behemoth rolls one step closer to telling everyone they need more documentation:

Last chance for iPRES early bird reg:

Exciting twitter news:

I’m a little bemused by the concept of getting DP training from the supplier of DP systems? Isn’t there a conflict of interest here?

And some awesome geekery to wrap up with:

Oh Good. For a moment there, I thought we were in trouble.

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DIGITAL PRESERVATION NEWS 025

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