|In devising the
Format Score Matrix, none of the factors are weighted. We are still not sure
how to effectively do that; something to investigate and test in future
iterations of the method
|A second area
identified as a need for improvement is to add multiple MIME type mappings,
because for some file types there is more than one possible MIME type. Need a
way to resolve this ambiguity with some authority because it could affect the
status assigned to the file further downstream in the assessment process.
|Current method is
designed to assess the preservability of individual files, not complex or
compound objects. Future methods should have the capability to test for the
integrity of compound objects.