Re: [CODE4LIB] One Data Format Identifier (and Registry) to Rule Them All

2009-05-12 Thread Jakob Voss
Ross Singer wrote: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? formats xmlns=http://unapi.info/; format name=foaf uri=http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1// /formats I generally agree with this, but what about formats that aren't XML or RDF based? How do I also say that you can grab my text/x-vcard? Or my

Re: [CODE4LIB] One Data Format Identifier (and Registry) to Rule Them All

2009-05-12 Thread Ross Singer
On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Jakob Voss jakob.v...@gbv.de wrote: Ross Singer wrote: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? formats xmlns=http://unapi.info/;  format name=foaf uri=http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1// /formats I generally agree with this, but what about formats that aren't XML or RDF

Re: [CODE4LIB] One Data Format Identifier (and Registry) to Rule Them All

2009-05-12 Thread Jonathan Rochkind
Ross Singer wrote: My point is that there's a step before that, possibly, where the theory behind unAPI, Jangle, whatever, is tested to even see if it's going in the right direction before writing it up formally as an RFC. I don't think the lack of adoption of unAPI has anything to do with the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Curious about Cell Phone Barcode Scanning Apps

2009-05-12 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Fri, 8 May 2009, Joe Atzberger wrote: Google provided the barcode-recognition line-interpolation software as open source for Android developers to build on. That explains why I have about 4 barcode-scanning apps on the G1. Note that most common cellphone camera's haven't advanced enough to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Curious about Cell Phone Barcode Scanning Apps

2009-05-12 Thread Adam Brin
I've also been doing some research into this. There are a number of toolkits out there. zxing gets most of the way there and it has an iPhone package as well (an app called barcodes). Most of them are still in the early stages. I've also seen: - http://zebra.sourceforge.net/ -

[CODE4LIB] Call for proposals: EdUI Conference w/ Jared Spool, Michael Wesch, Molly Holzschlag and others

2009-05-12 Thread susan teague-rector
Colleagues, Please excuse cross postings. = CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, EDUI 2009 CONFERENCE = * Have you completed an innovative Web project at your institution that you want to tell others about? * Are you enthusiastic about introducing new technologies and techniques to other Web

Re: [CODE4LIB] Curious about Cell Phone Barcode Scanning Apps

2009-05-12 Thread Matt Amory
Thanks for the tips. I too am actually hoping to build a single platform first. I'm thinking that Android has the most robust set of tools available, but i-Phone or even Palm might be the way to go. My plan is to try to generate a set of similar titles by Author and Subject, hopefully organized