Hello Sarah, Kathy Lussier pointed me to the existing bug and fix for the issue
I described. Looks like it was included in 2.12.
It looks like it does follow the logic that you described, space then single
letter then period, the period is kept.
Josh Stompro - LARL IT Director
[mailto:open-ils-general-boun...@list.georgialibraries.org] On Behalf Of Sarah
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 1:41 PM
To: Evergreen Discussion Group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Normalizing full stops in personal author names
With the second approach, can it be a space and a single letter, regardless of
case? In at least one example (k.d. lang), the authorized version is in
lowercase, and there are probably others.
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 2:29 PM, Josh Stompro
Hello, I’m curious what the correct approach is for dealing with multiple
entries in the browse and facet lists, when the difference is just the ending
For example, Some of the records have
=100 1\$aAdler-Olsen, Jussi,$eauthor.
And some have
=100 1\$aAdler-Olsen, Jussi.
This results in two facet lines and two browse lines for the same author.
Is the correct approach to normalize the data?
Or would an index normalizer be appropriate here, something to remove periods
when they are not preceded by a space and a single capital letter?
Something like “r/([^ ][^A-Z])(\.)$/$1/”
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