Package org.opengis.metadata.distribution

package org.opengis.metadata.distribution
Distribution information. The following is adapted from OpenGIS® Metadata (Topic 11) specification.

This package contains information about the distributor of, and options for obtaining, a resource. The optional distribution entity is an aggregate of the options for the digital distribution of a dataset (digital transfer options), identification of the distributor and the format of the distribution, which contain mandatory and optional elements. Digital transfer options contains the medium used for the distribution of a dataset. Distributor is an aggregate of the process for ordering a distribution (standard order process). The distribution format of distribution is mandatory if the distribution format of distributor is not set.

  • Class
    Description of a transfer data file.
    Technical means and media by which a resource is obtained from the distributor.
    Information about the distributor of and options for obtaining the resource.
    Information about the distributor.
    Description of the computer language construct that specifies the representation of data objects in a record, file, message, storage device or transmission channel.
    Information about the media on which the resource can be distributed.
    Method used to write to the medium.
    Name of the medium.
    Common ways in which the resource may be obtained or received, and related instructions and fee information.