MetadataKey element

The MetadataKey element specifies the attributes of the device metadata package. These include the following:

  • The identifier for each hardware function supported by the device.
  • The language-specific locale for the text strings within the package.

Usage

<MetadataKey>
  child elements
</MetadataKey>

Attributes

There are no attributes.

Child elements

ElementDescription

HardwareIDList

The HardwareIDList element specifies one or more hardware identification strings for the device.

LastModifiedDate

The LastModifiedDate element specifies the time stamp on which the device metadata package was last changed.

Locale

The Locale element specifies the localized version of the device metadata package.

ModelIDList

The ModelIDList element specifies the GUID of each device type or model that is specified within the device metadata package.

MultipleLocale

The MultipleLocale element specifies whether the device metadata package supports multiple locales.

Child element sequence

(
  HardwareIDList, 
  ModelIDList, 
  Locale, 
  LastModifiedDate, 
  MultipleLocale
)

Parent elements

ElementDescription

PackageInfo

The PackageInfo element is the parent element of the PackageInfo XML schema. The child elements of the PackageInfo element specify the attributes of the device metadata package.

XSD

<xs:element name="MetadataKey" type="tns:MetadataKeyType" />

<xs:complexType name="MetadataKeyType">
  <xs:sequence>
    <xs:choice maxOccurs="2">
      <xs:element name="HardwareIDList" type="tns:HardwareIDListType" />
      <xs:element name="ModelIDList" type="tns:ModelIDListType" />
    </xs:choice>
    <xs:element name="Locale" type="tns:LocaleType" />
    <xs:element name="LastModifiedDate" type="xs:dateTime" />
    <xs:element ref="v2:MultipleLocale" minOccurs="0" />
  </xs:sequence>
</xs:complexType>

The following is the PackageInfov2 XML schema metadata:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<xs:schema targetNamespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windows/2010/08/DeviceMetadata/PackageInfov2" xmlns:tns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windows/2010/08/DeviceMetadata/PackageInfov2"  xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" elementFormDefault="qualified" blockDefault="#all">

<xs:element name="MultipleLocale" type ="xs:boolean" />

</xs:schema>

Remarks

The child elements of the MetadataKey element specify the metadata that the operating system uses to do the following:

The MetadataKey element must contain:

The MetadataKey element is required.

See also

Device Metadata Packages
Device Metadata Store
HardwareIDList
LastModifiedDate
Locale
ModelIDList
PackageInfo

 

 

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