[Zope-CMF] Re: metadata project

Laurence Rowe l at lrowe.co.uk
Tue Sep 6 13:48:41 EDT 2005

You may be interested in taking a look at this project in the Plone 


(there's a dependency on http://svn.plone.org/view/collective/Annotations/

I haven't used it myself for several months though, so I have no idea if 
it is compatible with cmf 1.5.


mark hellewell wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm making a site that has a requirement for metadata and am
> unsure about the best way to proceed; whether or not to extend
> the CMF MetadataTool or create something afresh. Having looked
> at and played with the standard MetadataTool there are some things
> missing that I really need to have: 1) the ability to have different
> sets of metadata elements applicable to objects (but not based on
> that objects type), 2) the ability to configure the order in
> which metadata elements appear (when editing, searching etc.).
> And example of 1) is to have two sets of metadata elements:
> (food brand: 'colour', 'flavour', 'shape') and (car: 'size',
> 'horsepower', 'weight'). Now,
> for an uploaded object I want to choose which set of metadata
> to use.
> Any thoughts or insight would be greatly appreciated... It just
> feels like it would be a lot easier to implement my own tool.
> Many thanks,
> Mark
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