2012.10.17 12:39 "[Tiff] Documentation of tag 700 (XMP)", by Gary McGath
The documentation of TIFF tag 700 (XMP) at (http://www.awaresystems.be/imaging/tiff/tifftags/xmp.html) says that the field type is BYTE. However, Adobe's XMP specification, part 3, Table 12, says: "The field type should be UNDEFINED (7) or BYTE (1)."
Using Aware's information led to a bug in JHOVE that falsely rejects quite a lot of valid TIFF files that use type 7; this will be fixed in the next release now that it's been called to my attention. (JHOVE is, by design and intent, a nitpicky curmudgeon.)
Could whoever is responsible for the Aware site fix the information; or if there's something that overrides the Adobe spec I'm looking at, could someone call my attention to it? Thanks either way.
Gary McGath, Professional Software Developer http://www.garymcgath.com