PROS 99/007 VERS Metadata Scheme Specification defines the metadata that may occur within a VERS Encapsulated Object (VEO).
The metadata defined in this Specification has a number of functions including:
- to structure the information contained within the VEO
- to document the standards and specifications used in producing the VEO
- to contain a digital signature and sufficient information to verify the signature
- to describe the record or folder and its relationship with other records or folders in the recordkeeping system
- to contain information used to document the history of the record or folder
- to support the management of the record or folder.