We don't at the moment but we will be - honest. As you quite rightly say this is important metadata.
On 5 Feb 02, at 13:32, Peckham, Ingrid wrote:
> Do other SMRs record the survey date of the underlying OS map layer used to
> plot individual monument or event polygons?
> It seems to me important to record this as part of the metadata for a map
> object. In ten or more years time, the base maps will have changed and an
> area may have been redeveloped; an SMR database user may be left wondering
> how the shape of a polygon was derived.
> Also, some polygons may have been traced from raster layers of historic
> maps, in which case the name/scale/date needs to be recorded.
> Ingrid Peckham
> SMR Assistant
> Southampton City Council
> Tel: 023 8083 2850
> Fax: 023 8033 7593
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Information and Records Officer
Worcestershire Archaeological Service
University College Worcester, WR2 6AJ
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