How can I create a hierarchical collection with CMDI?

Submitted by Dieter Van Uytvanck on 16 November 2011

Link from the parent .cmdi file to the child .cmdi file with a ResourceProxy that has the ResourceType Metadata.

The recommended profile to use for collection description is ("Collection").

All files of this example collection can be accessed and explored via

Notice that this example is based on 1.1. The same principles apply to CMDI 1.2 in which hierarchies can be constructed in the same matter.

Below is a graphical representation (as shown by Arbil) of the CMDI file hierarchy used above as an example.