Metadata on the safe network

Hi,
Is it possible to modify file and folder metadata on the Safenetwork? I could imagine many benefits of this such as improved searchability of files and a better user experience.
I have been looking around in the safeapi but when creating files it seems like metadata is created automatically, and there isn’t a way to edit it. That is slightly worrying so I ask can it be changed and how?

Edit: Ok, here is a document I found that show why this is important. http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pvaul/en/object-storage-overview.pdf

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Hey @SansyBoy welcome to the forums! I’m also hoping for such a feature and it has been mentioned by @Krishna at SAFE’s Devcon 2018. There should be a video of Krishna at DevCon on the Maidsafe YouTube channel you could watch if you’d like to know more. I believe this feature this is something @happybeing is looking forward to as well. I’m not sure if it’s still planned or just not super high priority until after Alpha 3 is out but I don’t doubt it will happen :slight_smile:

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Hi @SansyBoy,

Here’s @Krishna at DevCon2018:

https://youtu.be/x6tDl4nhNcI

David.

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