Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 06:45:19PM +0100, Aimar Marco wrote: > Hello, > what's a metadata? What's meta-something? # A prefix meaning a later, more comprehensive, transcending, or more highly organized version of something. Used with the name of a discipline to designate a new but related discipline designed to deal critically with the original one. hissofasp.com/glossary.htm # A prefix used in computer science meaning "relating to" or "based on." For example, a metadirectory would be a directory relating to, or about directories. More simply put, a directory of directories. www.scotsmist.co.uk/glossary_m.html What's metadata? # Commonly known as "data about data" it is the data describing context, content and structure of records and their management through time. www.uleth.ca/lib/archives/records_management/glossary.asp # Information that describes the content, quality, condition, origin, and other characteristics of data or other pieces of information. ... www.sdbay.sdsu.edu/glossary/index.php Google "define: metadata" is your friend. -- lfr 0/0 -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 189 bytes Desc: not available URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20080225/c09acfa5/attachment.pgp>