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Format Description Service

Location Resource

The location resource specifies the resource intended for format description. The location resource is the url specified in the location parameter of the HTTP request. The url for the location resource may be a file or http url.

Three Steps Processing

Perform format identification, validation and characterization on the location resource.

Format Identification

Format Validation and Characterization

Result Transformation


  • Evaluate HUL FITS for the feasibility of integrating FITS into the Description Service.
  • JHOVE 2