Monitoring the environment is an essential task of the adaptability of a system and is very important for digital preservation. The SCAPE Automatic Watch Component will do just that, and the design of the component architecture has just been released at:
The component will allow answering of questions interesting for preservation such as:
- What is the percentage of PDF files in all known web harvested content?
- How many tools read TIFF files?
- What is the variance of the usage of JPEG2000?