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What is the difference between the ISO standards 19115 and 19139?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


ISO 19115 is a content standard that defines what information should exist in a metadata document.

ISO 19139 produces an XML Schema defining how metadata conforming to ISO 19115 should be stored in XML format.

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