Re: [greenstone-users] Query

From Michael Dewsnip
DateMon, 29 May 2006 11:07:37 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Query
In-Reply-To (33342-210-212-200-229-1147841227-squirrel-mail-vidyanidhi-org-in)
Hi Joel,

>1. Our metadata sets are stored in MS-Excel formats, is there any ways by
>which we can read metadata's from Excel file or any orther files.
>
Unfortunately not, but we hope to add this functionality in the future.

>2. Can we use compressed form of audio and video which provides a better
>compression than Mpeg and mp3 for example AMR * 3GP if so which plugins we
>have to use??
>
>
Greenstone doesn't have plugins for the file formats you mention, but
you can always include any file in a collection using UnknownPlug. This
will not extract any metadata, so you will have to assign all metadata
using the GLI's Enrich pane.

Regards,

Michael