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Date: November 3, 2020 8:53:32 AM CET
Scott Pakin submitted an update to the hyperxmp package. Version: 5.7 2020-11-01 License: lppl1.3c Summary description: Embed XMP metadata within a LaTeX document Announcement text:
XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform) is a mechanism proposed by Adobe for embedding document metadata within the document itself. The metadata are designed to be easy to extract, even by programs that are oblivious to the document's file format. Most of Adobe's applications store XMP metadata when saving files. Now, with the hyperxmp package, it is trivial for LaTeX document authors to store XMP metadata in their documents as well. hyperxmp integrates seamlessly with hyperref and requires virtually no modifications to documents that already exploit hyperref's mechanisms for specifying PDF metadata. hyperxmp can embed a wide variety of metadata as XMP, including the list of authors, document title, contact information (telephone number, postal address, email address, etc.), copyright statement, keywords, natural language, and much more. hyperxmp is compatible with pdflatex, lualatex, xelatex, latex+dvipdfm, and latex+dvips+Distiller. Version 5.7 of hyperxmp is primarily a bug-fix release. As discussed on https://github.com/borisveytsman/acmart/issues/413, hyperxmp was throwing latexmk into an infinite loop. Thanks to John Collins, Nelson Posse Lago, Derek Dreyer, and the other contributors to that discussion for identifying the problem and brainstorming the solution. hyperxmp v5.7 also includes, at Moritz Heckscher's request, a minor modification to define \hyxmp at DocumentID and \hyxmp at InstanceID at the end of the preamble instead of at the end of the document. This enables other packages to hook into hyperxmp's UUID computations.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/hyperxmp The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/hyperxmp/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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hyperxmp – Embed XMP metadata within a document

XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform) is a mechanism proposed by Adobe for embedding document metadata within the document itself. The metadata is designed to be easy to extract, even by programs that are oblivious to the document's file format. Most of Adobe's applications store XMP metadata when saving files. Now, with the hyperxmp package, it is trivial for document authors to store XMP metadata in their documents as well.

The package integrates seamlessly with hyperref and requires virtually no modifications to documents that already exploit hyperref's mechanisms for specifying PDF metadata. The current version of hyperxmp can embed the following metadata as XMP: title, authors, primary author's title or position, metadata writer, subject/summary, keywords, copyright, license URL, document base URL, document identifier and instance identifier, language, source file name, PDF generating tool, PDF version, and contact telephone number/postal address/email address/URL. Hyperxmp currently embeds XMP only within PDF documents; it is compatible with pdf, XeLaTeX, +dvipdfm, and +dvips+ps2pdf.

Packagehyperxmp
Version5.9 2020-11-22
Copyright2011–2020 Scott Pakin
MaintainerScott Pakin

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