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Each object in the repository must contain:




auto-generated (and not considered to be persistent in our use cases)


The individual who last modified the object.

ingest time


access policy

when not considered to be open access, the object must have  a POLICY datastream that is a reference to an XACML policy stored elsewhere in the repository

technical metadata

only what is convienient to collect or generate automatically

This information should not be mingled with descriptive metadata. The fields that have a space in FOXML can stay there. Other fields will need a place in administrative metadata.

Minimum standards for metadata records