Assets 4

Release date: 2018-10-22

  • General changes / new features

    • Arkade now completely complies with the .NET Standard specification version 2.0
    • Option to process Noark 4 archives has been disabled until fully implemented
  • Metadata

    • External metadata may now be loaded into the metadata window from a chosen METS or JSON file
    • Old solution for predefined entity-metadata has been removed (replaced by above solution)
    • The field Label has been exposed for customization but with standard-label functionality preserved
    • The field Address are added to Archive creator, Owner, Producer and Transferer
    • The fields Comments, History, Incoming separator and Outgoing separator has been removed
    • The producer contact person is no longer defined as mandatory
  • Test report

    • The heading now includes archive creator(s), archive period, system name and system type
    • Each failing control (structure or content) are now listed, with links to its result, in the top section
    • All ADDML processes are now displayed with human friendly Norwegian names
  • Command line interface

    • The new option --information-package-type (-i), enables production of both SIP and AIP packages
    • The new option --skip (-s), enables archive processing with testing only or packing only
    • The generated metadata example has been extended to demonstrate all fields supported by Arkade
    • Both METS and JSON now are supported file formats when including metadata for archive processing
    • Standard-label functionality may be achieved by using the placeholder [standard_label] as label value
  • Other improvements/bugfixes

    • Packages created with CLI are now given its correct, session-generated, ID
    • Issue with possible duplicate file IDs in METS is fixed
    • System documentation is updated with new Noark 5 test IDs and ADDML process names and IDs
    • Mismatching checksums are now displayed in equal character case for easier visual comparison
    • Arkade handles ADDML regardless of the source XML filename (addml.xml/arkivuttrekk.xml)
    • Assembly information on installation packages are updated to provide more useful information
    • + a number of internal system improvements