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That's because a geodatabase is an Esri object and not a filesystem object. You can't get a creation date of a feature class (even in ArcObjects) but you can get the date of the database that it resides in. The first thing you need to look at is lyr.isBroken, unreferenced layers are broken and trying to get the path from them will cause issues, then check ...


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Thanks and 1up for your idea, Ben S Nadler. Using the following function to import an blank metadata file does the trick for me. arcpy.ImportMetadata_conversion()


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ISO 19139 is an XML encoding of ISO 19115 with additions from ISO 19119 to cover metadata for services that provide geospatial data. Whilst it is true that ISO 19115 (and thus also ISO 19139) allows a party to define a very comprehensive set of metadata, it is also true that these ISO standards allow you to define a very minimal set of metadata, based on ...


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While as you have discovered the ArcGIS Server REST API doesn't expose Metadata, ArcGIS Portal and ArcGIS Online now support storing metadata for content items. This supports the listed metadata styles only and doesn't extend to custom stylesheets. If you did need to expose this metadata through the REST API then it should be possible by writing a Server ...


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The answer you received from @fdonnelly is on the dot. ESRI uses their own metadata template, which comprise metadata elements from several metadata standards (FGDC, ISO, Inspire, etc). The idea is to provide a catch-all-needs style, which has two key features: it is the only one that allows metadata editing. it assembles all elements from all the ...



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