Bob Rand

Bob Rand has been a web developer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission since 2001. He enjoys learning new open source technologies that lend themselves to integration into existing work processes with minimal effort. He is interested in supporting innovation in the federal workspace, especially bottom-up entrepreneurial efforts.

Web Metadata Publishing Using XML

Metadata for website content is usually managed as part of the editorial process when documents are created and published with content management systems. There may be another source for this metadata, especially in regulatory agencies: internal databases that reference Web content in support of record keeping processes. These databases may contain public and non-public information that were never meant to be published for public consumption. “Metadata” is not typically how the content is described.

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