open metadata Markup Language convenience tools
odmltools is a package collecting convenience scripts for the odML python-project. The Python odML library is available on GitHub.
The open metadata Markup Language is a file based format (XML, JSON, YAML) for storing metadata in an organised human- and machine-readable way. odML is an initiative to define and establish an open, flexible, and easy-to-use format to transport metadata.
Currently the package contains a convenience script to import DataCite XML files to odML:
The script is automatically installed and available via the command line. It provides
detailed usage descriptions by adding the
help flag to the command.
Building from source
To download the odmltools library please either use git and clone the repository from GitHub:
$ git clone https://github.com/G-Node/odmltools.git
If you don't want to use git download the ZIP file also provided on GitHub to your computer (e.g. as above on your home directory under a "toolbox" folder).
To install the Python-odML library, enter the corresponding directory and run:
$ cd odmltools $ python setup.py install
More information about the project including related projects as well as tutorials and examples can be found at our odML project page.
Bugs & Questions
Should you find a behaviour that is likely a bug or feel there is something missing, just create an issue over at the GitHub odmltools issue tracker.
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