Wonderful! Thank you, everyone!

Terran McCanna
PINES Program Manager
Georgia Public Library Service
1800 Century Place, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30345

On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 5:41 PM, Kathy Lussier <kluss...@masslnc.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm pleased to announce that we were able quickly find development
> partners to fund this project. Many thanks to PaILS, Evergreen Indiana, and
> SC LENDS, who joined Georgia PINES and Sitka, to fund this important
> improvement to the web client. Many thanks to the other sites that also
> showed interest in helping move this project forward.
> This was a great example of many Evergreeners joining together to make the
> transition to the web client a little easier for l of alour users. What a
> great community!
> Kathy
> On 03/19/2018 10:00 AM, Kathy Lussier wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been working with Georgia PINES and Sitka on a web client bug fix
>> project that would allow report templates built in the old client to
>> convert to the new web client format as soon as they are opened in the web
>> client. Currently, if you try cloning an old reports template in the new
>> client, it opens in an old editor that does not carry over True / False
>> fields for the templates, does not have support for nullability, as well as
>> some other problems. More information on this bug is available at
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1642344.
>> This project is a bit larger than some of our other web client bug fixing
>> projects. We have a quote from Equinox, and Georgia and Sitka have
>> committed funds to the project, but more funding is needed to proceed with
>> the project. This development is expected to ease the transition to reports
>> in the web client by giving staff the ability to work with their existing
>> templates rather than creating them all from scratch.
>> The tech specs for the project are available at
>> https://yeti.esilibrary.com/dev/public/techspecs/clone_reports.pdf. If
>> we can commit to the project soon, we expect it can be completed in just a
>> few months, making it available for the 3.2 release, which is the release
>> when the XUL client will be entirely moved from Evergreen.
>> If anyone is interested in helping us out, please send me a direct email!
>> Thank you!
>> Kathy
> --
> Kathy Lussier
> Project Coordinator
> Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative
> (508) 343-0128
> kluss...@masslnc.org
> Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kmlussier

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