Metadata Importer

Overview

An MDImporter is responsible for returning the metadata contained with a file. The Spotlight server is notified when a file is changed and loads the appropriate importer to extract the metadata. An importer is implemented as a CFPlugin.

Symbols

Callbacks

ImporterImportData

Defines a pointer to an importer import callback that imports importers.

Constants

kMDImporterTypeID

Type ID of an importer plug-in.

kMDImporterInterfaceID

Interface required by a importer plug-in.