[OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subject"

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[OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subject"

Post by Peter2 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:57 am

Independent from XnView I try to understand the definitions of some IPTC-tags, and with my limited knowledge of English the tags "Caption" and "Subject" seem to be nearly the same thing ...

What is the difference?

I have to describe scanned "wiring schemes" (wiring diagram), where I have
- a "main title": "Rockefeller Centre, New York"
- 1-or two subtitle: "Scheme high-voltage supply, 2 level, room 999"

Which tags would you use for the both types of information?

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Re: [OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subjec

Post by xnview » Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:04 pm

you have that
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Re: [OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subjec

Post by Peter2 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:26 pm

I started here - and I'm insecure what to select ..
http://www.exiv2.org/iptc.html

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Re: [OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subjec

Post by marsh » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:34 pm

Perhaps this very similar reference is also useful:
http://www.controlledvocabulary.com/ima ... #IPTCchart

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Re: [OT] IPTC-Tags: Difference between "Caption" and "Subjec

Post by Peter2 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:46 pm

Thanks marsh

one hint more, but I'm afraid that the "Philosopher's Stone" is not find yet ...

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