Re: [CODE4LIB] Loris

2013-11-08 Thread Ed Summers
Hey, that's great. This work would make a great blog post/article I think. On Nov 8, 2013, at 5:13 PM, Jon Stroop jstr...@princeton.edu wrote: Whoops, wait. I wrote a formula for Chris Thatcher to add support for IIIF 1.0 to add support for OSd. Then I made some changes and added support

Re: [CODE4LIB] rdf serialization

2013-11-06 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 3:47 AM, Ben Companjen ben.compan...@dans.knaw.nl wrote: The URIs you gave get me to webpages *about* the Declaration of Independence. I'm sure it's just a copy/paste mistake, but in this context you want the exact right URIs of course. And by better I guess you meant

Re: [CODE4LIB] more suggestions for code4lib.org

2013-11-06 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 11:31 PM, Kevin Hawkins kevin.s.hawk...@ultraslavonic.info wrote: b) Modify whatever code sends formatted job postings to this list so that it includes the location of the position. That would be shortimer, and I think it should be doing what you suggest now?

Re: [CODE4LIB] rdf serialization

2013-11-05 Thread Ed Summers
On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: This is hard. The Semantic Web (and RDF) attempt at codifying knowledge using a strict syntax, specifically a strict syntax of triples. It is very difficult for humans to articulate knowledge, let alone codifying it. How

Re: [CODE4LIB] rdf serialization

2013-11-05 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: I have suggested (repeatedly) to LC on the BIBFRAME list that they should use turtle rather than RDF/XML in their examples -- because I suspect that they may be doing some XML think in the background. This seems to be the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Python and Ruby

2013-07-29 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 12:57 PM, Peter Schlumpf pschlu...@earthlink.net wrote: Imagine if the library community had its own programming/scripting language, at least one that is domain relevant. What would it look like? Ok, I think I'm going to have nightmares about that. //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] Python and Ruby

2013-07-29 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: Over the NISO standardization process required to form the exploratory committee. Thanks for answering the question better than I could have ever dreamed of answering it. //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wordpress: Any way to selectively control caching for content areas on a page?

2013-05-29 Thread Ed Summers
If your Wordpress happens to be fronted by Varnish you might get some mileage out of using Edge Side Includes (ESI) https://www.varnish-software.com/static/book/Content_Composition.html#edge-side-includes If you google for Edge Side Includes and Wordpress you'll find some articles like this

[CODE4LIB] GLAM Wiki Google Hangout (Today, 12:00PM EDT)

2013-05-03 Thread Ed Summers
Some folks interested in the role of Wikipedia in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums are doing a Google Hangout today at Noon (EDT). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/GLAMout Today's anchor topic is the work that OCLC has been doing in adding authority data from VIAF to

Re: [CODE4LIB] GLAM Wiki Google Hangout (Today, 12:00PM EDT)

2013-05-03 Thread Ed Summers
Sorry, as the page indicates, the hangout time is 12 PDT ... not EDT. //Ed On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Some folks interested in the role of Wikipedia in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums are doing a Google Hangout today at Noon (EDT). http

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Library Application Developer at Princeton University

2013-03-13 Thread Ed Summers
:05 PM, William Denton w...@pobox.com wrote: On 11 March 2013, Ed Summers wrote: Apologies for this duplicate...I leaned too heavily on the new recent jobs from this employer which didn't alert me to the duplicate since it was posted under Princeton Theological Seminary and I put it under

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Library Application Developer at Princeton University

2013-03-11 Thread Ed Summers
Apologies for this duplicate...I leaned too heavily on the new recent jobs from this employer which didn't alert me to the duplicate since it was posted under Princeton Theological Seminary and I put it under Princeton University //Ed On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 3:24 PM, j...@code4lib.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org and job locations

2013-02-24 Thread Ed Summers
of this issue, I'll send you it later. Thanks again! Péter 2013/2/24 Ed Summers e...@pobox.com: If you happen to post jobs to code4lib.org you'll notice that you can now add a location for the job. In fact you are required to fill it in when posting. The location input field uses Freebase Suggest just

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org and job locations

2013-02-24 Thread Ed Summers
location, though. On 2/24/13 10:32 AM, Ed Summers wrote: And I'd like to get location specific feeds set up for people who still use feed readers to keep up with things. They do still exist don't they? -- Gary McGath, Professional Software Developer http://www.garymcgath.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org and job locations

2013-02-24 Thread Ed Summers
gotten me two jobs, I would love to give some payback. just dont want to duplicate any work someone else has started. b, chris. On 24 Feb 2013 20:08, Gary McGath develo...@mcgath.com wrote: It works very nicely with Sage, which is what I use to follow feeds. Thanks! On 2/24/13 1:45 PM, Ed

[CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org and job locations

2013-02-23 Thread Ed Summers
If you happen to post jobs to code4lib.org you'll notice that you can now add a location for the job. In fact you are required to fill it in when posting. The location input field uses Freebase Suggest just like the employer and tag fields. When you select an employer the location will

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org and job locations

2013-02-23 Thread Ed Summers
On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 2:14 AM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: If you happen to post jobs to code4lib.org you'll notice that you can now add a location for the job. In fact you are required to fill it in when posting. s/code4lib.org/jobs.code4lib.org/ That's what I get for writing email

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Data Services Manager at Pennsylvania State University

2013-02-06 Thread Ed Summers
Sorry for the duplication on the recent CDL/UC3 jobs by the way. I saw them pop up on the digital-curation list, got excited and posted them on jobs.code4lib.org without seeing that Stephen already had. Oh well, two for the price of one I guess, or is that 4 for the price of 2? [1] Mea culpa,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Data Services Manager at Pennsylvania State University

2013-02-06 Thread Ed Summers
s/their/they're/ But I guess there's no such thing as a free job posting, really. Yeah, I'm done now. Thanks. //Ed On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Sorry for the duplication on the recent CDL/UC3 jobs by the way. I saw them pop up on the digital-curation list

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
? Are any of the examples from the big authority databases like VIAF ones that would be good to follow for API design and response formats? Jason On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 3:15 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Kyle Banerjee kyle.baner...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
/OpenSearch/Extensions/Suggestions/1.1 From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Ed Summers [e...@pobox.com] Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 2:15 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-30 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Kyle Banerjee kyle.baner...@gmail.com wrote: This would certainly be a possibility for other projects, but the use case we're immediately concerned with requires an authority file that's maintained by our local archives. It contains all kinds of information

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-30 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 10:41 PM, Bill Dueber b...@dueber.com wrote: Right -- I'd like to show the FAST stuff as facets in our catalog search (or, at least try it out and see if anyone salutes). So I'd need to inject the FAST data into the records at index time. Alas, I can't help you with

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-29 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Kyle, If you are thinking of doing name or subject authority control you might want to check out OCLC's VIAF AutoSuggest service [1] and FAST AutoSuggest [2]. There are also autosuggest searches for the name and subject authority files, that are lightly documented in their OpenSearch document

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding authority control to IR's that don't have it built in

2013-01-29 Thread Ed Summers
, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Hi Kyle, If you are thinking of doing name or subject authority control you might want to check out OCLC's VIAF AutoSuggest service [1] and FAST AutoSuggest [2]. There are also autosuggest searches for the name and subject authority files

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-24 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:01 AM, Mark A. Matienzo mark.matie...@gmail.com wrote: More to the point, no other decision about code4lib in terms of action or policy has been made ever. This is new territory for us. It's not really that new. We've voted on tshirts, logos, and whether or not to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-24 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu wrote: Determining whether action should be taken on harassment should not be based on a popularity contest. That would be a fail, and that's what Karen is right to point out. I added ABSTENTIONS.txt and OPPOSERS.txt to the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Group Decision Making (was Zoia)

2013-01-24 Thread Ed Summers
So we have a reasonable policy in place. Can we now tackle the creepy things as they come up? I am not opposed to voting about this. It just seems like a crazy thing to do, because I can't imagine anyone would be opposed to it. But maybe I lack imagination. //Ed On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 4:49 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference roommate

2013-01-22 Thread Ed Summers
Whoever is rooming with Gabe, be sure to remind him to bring his Ukulele. //Ed On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Gabriel Farrell gsf...@gmail.com wrote: And the code4lib community comes through again. I now have a roommate. See you all at the conference! On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 11:59 AM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-22 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: Thanks to whoever removed the 'poledance' plugin (REALLY? that existed? if it makes you feel any better, I don't think anyone who hangs out in #code4lib even knew it existed, and it never got used). I knew it existed,

[CODE4LIB] code4lib.org domain

2012-12-18 Thread Ed Summers
HI all, I've owned the code4lib.org since 2005 and have been thinking it might be wise for to transfer ownership of it to someone else. Sometimes I forget to pay bills, and miss emails, and it seems like the domain means something to a larger group of people. With Ryan Ordway's help Oregon State

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib.org domain

2012-12-18 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:58 PM, Wilhelmina Randtke rand...@gmail.com wrote: Pay for it shouldn't be an issue. It's like $10 a year to register the domain, right? So, don't make a big deal out of OSU paying for it. The fee is negligible. Yes, it's not so much a matter of money as it is

[CODE4LIB] Just Solve the File Format Problem month: can you help?

2012-11-02 Thread Ed Summers
I imagine you've heard about the Just Solve the Problem month already, but if not, I thought Chris Rusbridge's email to the digital-preservation list was a good call for participation in the project ... //Ed -- Forwarded message -- From: Chris Rusbridge c.rusbri...@googlemail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] Corrections to Worldcat/Hathi/Google

2012-08-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: For MARC data, while I don't know of any examples of this, it seems like something like CouchDB [2] and marc-in-json [3] would be a fantastic way to make something like this available. Great idea...and there are 4

Re: [CODE4LIB] Corrections to Worldcat/Hathi/Google

2012-08-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: Actually, Ed, this would not only make for a good blog post (please, so it doesn't get lost in email space), but I would love to see a discussion of what kind of revision control would work: 1) for libraries (git is

Re: [CODE4LIB] Corrections to Worldcat/Hathi/Google

2012-08-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 1:33 PM, Corey A Harper corey.har...@nyu.edu wrote: I think there's a useful distinction here. Ed can correct me if I'm wrong, but I suspect he was not actually suggesting that Git itself be the user-interface to a github-for-data type service, but rather that such a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Corrections to Worldcat/Hathi/Google

2012-08-26 Thread Ed Summers
Thanks for sharing this bit of detective work. I noticed something similar fairly recently myself [1], but didn't discover as plausible of a scenario for what had happened as you did. I imagine others have noticed this network effect before as well. On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Lars Aronsson

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Senior Java Developer (CACI) at Library of Congress

2012-08-14 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:02 AM, j...@code4lib.org wrote: The Software Developer will serve as a member of the repository development team at the Library of Congress. The candidate will be responsible for participating in the definition, design, and development of the software, tools and

Re: [CODE4LIB] It's all job postings!

2012-08-06 Thread Ed Summers
150 people responded about whether jobs.code4lib.org posting should come to the discussion list: yes: 132 no: 10 who cares: 8 93% in support or agnostic seems to be a good indicator that the postings should continue to come to the list for now. //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] It's all job postings!

2012-08-02 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Moynihan, Terry terry.moyni...@analog.com wrote: I can't understand why this would be an issue in a profession (librarian) that is very tiny compared to most. I also can't understand why it would be a problem when 50% of college graduates can't get any job let

Re: [CODE4LIB] It's all job postings!

2012-08-02 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Barbara Cormack bcorm...@corvendesign.com wrote: I would vote for including more information in the postings, as some have come through without any details about the job or the hiring institution, or links. Usually a little searching turns this up, but not

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Projects and Technology Librarian at Yale University

2012-07-20 Thread Ed Summers
I'm not sure if it helps, but jobs.code4lib.org picked this up downstream from a libgig post yesterday: http://publicboard.libgig.com/job/digital-projects-and-technology-librarian-new-haven-ct-yale-university-b56f0fd024/?d=1source=rss_pageutm_source=twitterfeedutm_medium=twitter //Ed On

Re: [CODE4LIB] Reminder - call for proposals, New England code4lib!

2012-07-07 Thread Ed Summers
On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Stern, Randall randy_st...@harvard.edu wrote: This will be a great opportunity to meet your peers at local institutions and generate conversation on code4lib related topics in which you are interested! Please add your proposals now (please, by August 1) for

Re: [CODE4LIB] Reminder - call for proposals, New England code4lib!

2012-07-07 Thread Ed Summers
On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Carol Bean beanwo...@gmail.com wrote: I thought the distinction was that Lightning talks are very short and more informal. well, that too :-)

[CODE4LIB] code4lib.org down?

2012-06-25 Thread Ed Summers
Paging Oregon State: do we know why code4lib.org isn't responding? http://code4lib.org/ HTTP requests currently seem to timeout. //Ed PS. Thanks to Carol Bean for noticing it, and bringing it up in #code4lib :-)

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Agile Project Manager at AudioVisual Preservation Solutions

2012-06-11 Thread Ed Summers
Oops, sorry about that Mark. I should have looked more carefully before adding this after seeing it in your TweetStream. I'll remove the duplicate. Also happened today with the Yale posting. I guess I need to come up with some smarts to detect duplicates. //Ed On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 5:43 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC / British Library / VIAF / Wikipedia

2012-06-04 Thread Ed Summers
On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Stuart Yeates stuart.yea...@vuw.ac.nz wrote: There's a discussion going on on Wikipedia that may be of interest to subscribers of this list: Thanks for the heads up Stuart! It is an interesting discussion, and one that hopefully can build on the excellent work

Re: [CODE4LIB] MARC Magic for file

2012-05-24 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Kyle Banerjee baner...@orbiscascade.org wrote: I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry that it's a sign of progress that a 40 year old utility designed to identify file types is now just beginning to be able to recognize a format that's been around for almost 50

[CODE4LIB] duplicate jobs postings from jobs.code4lib.org

2012-05-18 Thread Ed Summers
I just wanted to apologize for 3 duplicate job postings that were sent today. Now that there are multiple job curators who are finding jobs and putting them on jobs.code4lib.org it is important to double check that a job hasn't been posted already. At the minimum I think this is a social

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-09 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 3:47 AM, Berry, Rob robert.be...@liverpool.ac.uk wrote: You almost certainly should not rewrite an entire codebase from scratch unless there's an extremely good reason to do so. JoelOnSoftware did a good piece on it -

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-09 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 4:50 AM, Berry, Rob robert.be...@liverpool.ac.uk wrote: Though re Python I would say mixing Django with Twisted is a fairly blatant error. There are libraries built on Twisted to serve web-pages, and if you're doing event-driven programming you should really be using

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-09 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 5:17 AM, Berry, Rob robert.be...@liverpool.ac.uk wrote: No, fair enough, you are right. If that's the paradigm you want it would be a better bet to go for a language that has it built in from the ground up. And (just so it isn't lost) you are absolutely right to question

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ed Summers
I've been using NodeJS in a few side projects lately, and have come to like it quite a bit for certain types of applications: specifically applications that need to do a lot of I/O in memory constrained environments. A recent one is Wikitweets [1] which provides a real time view of tweets on

[CODE4LIB] code4lib journal site statistics

2012-04-16 Thread Ed Summers
Just a quick note to let you know that site statistics for Code4lib Journal [1] are going to be emailed regularly to the c4lj-discuss Google Group [2]. The stats are provided as CSV attachments from Google Analytics, which include page views, visitors and traffic sources. If you have any

Re: [CODE4LIB] Author authority records to create publication feed?

2012-04-16 Thread Ed Summers
Two other projects that are worth taking a look at are VIVO [1] and BibApp [2]. Both take the approach of enabling institutions to manage information about their faculty, which can then be federated more widely. I guess the reality is that there will be lots of identifiers for faculty, and simple

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Lead Web Developer at Florida State University

2012-04-09 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 2:02 PM, GORE, EMILY eg...@fsu.edu wrote: My apologies to all for the multiple listings, and I did forget to get approval from Roy T. for all of them.  Please forgive! No worries Emily. If there is a way the jobs.code4lib.org admin interface can be improved definitely

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: at ScraperWiki

2012-03-13 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Jodi, Was there a reason why you included the Pool temperatures, company registrations, dairy prices … in the job description at: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/842 I almost flagged the posting as spam... //Ed On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 AM, j...@code4lib.org wrote: Pool temperatures,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: at ScraperWiki

2012-03-13 Thread Ed Summers
Oh I see it's in the job description you got from the ScraperWiki blog post: http://blog.scraperwiki.com/2012/03/13/job-advert-data-scientist-web-scraper/ On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Hi Jodi, Was there a reason why you included the Pool temperatures

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: at ScraperWiki

2012-03-13 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Chad Benjamin Nelson cnelso...@gsu.edu wrote: I think it is just some examples of the weird and interesting data in scraperwiki. Yeah, I guess it would be kind of pointless spam eh? :-) //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: MARC8 vs. MARC/Unicode and pymarc and misencoded III records

2012-03-12 Thread Ed Summers
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Godmar Back god...@gmail.com wrote: Here's my hand ||*(  [1]. ||*) I'm sorry that I was so unhelpful w/ the patches welcome message on your docfix. You're right, it was antagonistic of me to suggest you send a patch for something so simple. Plus, it wasn't even

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: MARC8 vs. MARC/Unicode and pymarc and misencoded III records

2012-03-12 Thread Ed Summers
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Godmar Back god...@gmail.com wrote: Here's a make-up pull request especially made for you :-) https://github.com/edsu/pymarc/pull/25 Merged! :-D //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: MARC8 vs. MARC/Unicode and pymarc and misencoded III records

2012-03-08 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Terry, On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Reese, Terry terry.re...@oregonstate.edu wrote: This is one of the reasons you really can't trust the information found in position 9.  This is one of the reasons why when I wrote MarcEdit, I utilize a mixed process when working with data and

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib.org back up, along with wiki.code4lib.org and planet.code4lib.org

2012-02-20 Thread Ed Summers
Hoorah, thanks RyanW and RyanO! Striking while the iron is hot, would it be possible to verify that routine backups are happening for the drupal and mediawiki databases on code4lib.org? On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Wick, Ryan ryan.w...@oregonstate.edu wrote: We're back up and running, thanks

[CODE4LIB] code4lib.org

2012-02-16 Thread Ed Summers
I apologize if this has already come up, but has there been any announcement about the code4lib.org drupal and mediawiki outages at Oregon State? //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] GetLamp screening at Code4Lib

2012-02-01 Thread Ed Summers
Shoot, I'm just realizing now I'm also double booked for the newcomers dinner ... was there another option for the Get Lamp showing? On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 5:16 PM, Dongqing Xie d...@fsu.edu wrote: Adam Wead aw...@rockhall.org wrote: Shouldn't be a problem.  As I understand it, the screening

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC control number access

2012-02-01 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Stuart Spore spore...@nyu.edu wrote: If I can be forgiven a possibly naive question, is it possible to quickly and freely get a list of all the OCLC control numbers associated with an OCLC symbol (your own or someone else's) without resorting to any elaborate (

Re: [CODE4LIB] GetLamp screening at Code4Lib

2012-02-01 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 5:52 AM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Shoot, I'm just realizing now I'm also double booked for the newcomers dinner ... was there another option for the Get Lamp showing? Adam reminded me in #code4lib that the newcomers dinner starts at 6 and will likely be over by 9

Re: [CODE4LIB] Digital Object Viewer

2012-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
If by digital objects you mean images we've been getting a lot of mileage out of OpenSeaDragon [1] at the Library of Congress. You do have to pre-generate the deep-zoom-files DZI [2] or you can implement your own server side tiling code to do it on the fly. As a space vs time trade off we

Re: [CODE4LIB] Digital Object Viewer

2012-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
/openzoom.js).  I've used the Python toolkit of openzoom (https://github.com/openzoom/deepzoom.py) to generate tiles. -Raymond On 1/31/12 8:59 AM, Ed Summers wrote: If by digital objects you mean images we've been getting a lot of mileage out of OpenSeaDragon [1] at the Library of Congress. You do

[CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org

2012-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
(apologies if you already saw this on the cod4libcon list) There were some questions on #code4lib IRC today about jobs.code4lib.org. Jonathan is right, it is a bit wacky, but hopefully in a good way. I was going to grab a lightning talk slot at the conference to talk about it, but here is a brief

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs.code4lib.org

2012-01-31 Thread Ed Summers
I guess it's rarely a good idea to respond to your own post, but I forgot to add that when a job is published on jobs.code4lib.org it will show up in the site's Atom feed [1]. The feed should be usable by your feed reader of choice, and could also be useful if you want to syndicate the jobs

Re: [CODE4LIB] marc in json

2011-12-02 Thread Ed Summers
Thanks for all the helpful guidance. I'll work on getting the JSON implementation updated before releasing it. I don't know if it's of interest but the Twitter firehose (as deliverd by Gnip) is line oriented JSON. Each line is a tweet and all its metadata. This format is handy for doing things

[CODE4LIB] marc in json

2011-12-01 Thread Ed Summers
Martin Czygan recently added JSON support to pymarc [1]. Before this gets rolled into a release I was wondering if it might make sense to bring the implementation in line with Ross Singer's proposed JSON serialization for MARC [2]. After quickly looking around it seems to be what got implemented

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library News (à la ycombinator's hackernews)

2011-12-01 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Matthew Phillips mphill...@law.harvard.edu wrote: I'm the guy that did the hacking (with help from my coworkers, Jeff and David) to get Hacker News up and running. If you have technical questions about the site, shoot them my way. Nice work. It's great to

Re: [CODE4LIB] HTML5 Microdata, schema.org, and digital collections

2011-12-01 Thread Ed Summers
Damn auto-complete :-) Oh well, I guess everyone knows how inept I am now! On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Excellent! Thanks for working with the situation :-) //Ed On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Jason Ronallo jrona...@gmail.com wrote: Ed, I'd like to still

Re: [CODE4LIB] HTML5 Microdata, schema.org, and digital collections

2011-12-01 Thread Ed Summers
on this topic, and coming before my talk is good timing. Jason On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:06 AM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: Hi Jason, Let me just say again how bad I feel for dropping this on the floor. I feel even more guilty because more discussion about the use of html5/microdata

[CODE4LIB] vivosearchlight

2011-11-20 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 7:44 AM, John Fereira ja...@cornell.edu wrote: If you want to see what node.js can do to implement a search mechanism take a look something one of my colleagues developed.  http://vivosearchlight.org It installs a bookmarklet in your browser (take about 5 seconds) that

Re: [CODE4LIB] Life and Literature Code Challenge

2011-09-01 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 3:38 PM, John Mignault j...@mignault.net wrote: Through local and global digitization efforts, BHL has digitized over 32 million pages of taxonomic literature, representing over 45,000 titles and 87,000 volumes (January 2011). The entire -corpus- dataset is freely

Re: [CODE4LIB] ruby-zoom port to 1.9.2

2011-09-01 Thread Ed Summers
Brice, Do you have a a rubyforge account/email that I can use when requesting that you are added as an admin? I can't seem to get the `gem owner` command to respect my authoritay... //Ed On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: If you're unable to contact the

Re: [CODE4LIB] ruby-zoom port to 1.9.2

2011-09-01 Thread Ed Summers
I opened a ticket with rubygems folks: http://help.rubygems.org/discussions/problems/720-ruby-zoom-ownership Maybe that will help get you the ability to maintain this module. Thanks jrochkind for the help in #code4lib channel... //Ed

[CODE4LIB] OPDS 1.1 review period

2011-07-28 Thread Ed Summers
This might be of potential interest to code4lib folks who deal w/ ebooks ... //Ed -- Forwarded message -- From: Hadrien Gardeur hadrien.gard...@feedbooks.com Date: Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 12:47 PM Subject: OPDS 1.1 review period To: atom-syn...@imc.org Hello, The OPDS community

Re: [CODE4LIB] OPDS 1.1 review period

2011-07-28 Thread Ed Summers
edsu-- Except that it was from a month ago and the review period is over. Oh well, I guess the v1.1 of opds might be of interest still ... it is to me at least. /me slowly inches towards the door //Ed On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 4:04 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: This might be of potential

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF for opening times/hours?

2011-06-08 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Simon Spero s...@unc.edu wrote: [cue edsu ] And people wonder why Google/Yahoo/Bing chose to favor html5 microdata on schema.org :-) //Ed

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-31 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: The LCCN one does not work. Tries to take me to: http://errol.oclc.org/laf/n79021614.html Which results in an HTTP 500 error from the OCLC server. Since this template apparently generates a URL to an OCLC service

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-31 Thread Ed Summers
a bit of a fruedian slip there I suppose :-) s/could/couldn't/ //Ed On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Thomas Berger t...@gymel.com wrote: Currently about 150.000 articles on wikipedia.de carry the associated PND number

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-31 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Thomas Berger t...@gymel.com wrote: Currently about 150.000 articles on wikipedia.de carry the associated PND number, many of them also LoC-NA and VIAF numbers: Makes me wonder if we could use inter-wiki links to automatically update some of the en.wikipedia

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding VIAF links to Wikipedia

2011-05-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Mark A. Matienzo m...@matienzo.org wrote: I would suggest engaging with the GLAM-WIKI project within Wikimedia http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM.  They held an unconference recently in New York http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAMcamp_NYC. I second Mark's

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding VIAF links to Wikipedia

2011-05-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Ralph LeVan ralphle...@gmail.com wrote: OCLC Research would desperately love to add VIAF links to Wikipedia articles, but it seems to be very difficult.  The OpenLibrary folks tried to do it a while back and ended up getting their plans severely curtailed.  The

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-26 Thread Ed Summers
It's the server unfortunately. I think OCLC is trying to figure out what to do with errol ... there's a thread on the wc-devnet-l if you are interested: http://listserv.oclc.org/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind1105dL=wc-devnet-lT=0F=PX=4D30895CB90D4C912FP=73 //Ed On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 5:15 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-25 Thread Ed Summers
The user profile pages that reference the website should eventually (1 or 2 days) turn up under the Users tab, e.g. http://linkypedia.inkdroid.org/websites/23/users/ I don't see you there yet though :-) //Ed On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: Hi, Ed. Do

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-24 Thread Ed Summers
Big +1 for promoting the use of the Authority Control Wikipedia template.I know i'm being a bit of a broken record, but you can watch as people add these by looking at or subscribing to: http://linkypedia.inkdroid.org/websites/23/pages/ Also, re: Jonathan's good advice to check out Wikipedia

Re: [CODE4LIB] linking catalog records to IMDB

2011-04-27 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Roy Tennant roytenn...@gmail.com wrote: For what it's worth, I see over 7,000 links to IMDB from WorldCat records. Sounds like a good excuse to use yourFavoriteProgrammingLanguage; to rip through the 20k DVD records, look them up via the WorldCat API, see if

Re: [CODE4LIB] What do you wish you had time to learn?

2011-04-26 Thread Ed Summers
Fun question, my list: - data mining (the algorithms, the tools, etc) - go (the programming language) - hadoop Not necessarily inter-related mind you :-) //Ed On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 8:30 AM, Edward Iglesias edwardigles...@gmail.com wrote: Hello All, I am doing a presentation at RILA (Rhode

Re: [CODE4LIB] Planned changes to the VIAF RDF

2011-04-12 Thread Ed Summers
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) jyo...@oclc.org wrote: The only VIAF contributors we're aware of today that publish their own authority Linked Data are Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, National Library of Sweden, and the National Széchényi Library (Hungary). Let's hope the trend

Re: [CODE4LIB] FW: VIAF linked data and non-Latin searching

2011-04-11 Thread Ed Summers
Nice, Jeff. I really like the simplified VIAF RDF. In particular I like how you've modeled the deprecation of resources. Are you planning to use a 301, e.g. http://viaf.org/viaf/77390479/ - http://viaf.org/viaf/77390479 ? //Ed On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Young,Jeff (OR) jyo...@oclc.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] Documentation request for the marc gem

2011-03-16 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Tony, Just in case it wasn't obvious, the source code is on GitHub [1]. As Ross said, please consider forking it and sending a pull request for any documentation improvements you want to do. //Ed [1] https://github.com/ruby-marc/ruby-marc On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Ross Singer

Re: [CODE4LIB] dealing with Summon

2011-03-02 Thread Ed Summers
On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Godmar Back god...@gmail.com wrote: Like I said at the beginning of this thread, this is only tangentially a Code4Lib issue, and certainly the details aren't.  But perhaps the general problem is (?) More than anything this seems like a documentation issue. From

Re: [CODE4LIB] Low Cost Digitization of Manuscript Collections

2011-03-01 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Jody, Thanks for sending along this information about Cabaniss. I'd be curious to hear how your per-page costs compare with other projects, such as Oregon State [1] (which I just wandered across in Google). The notes from your project wiki [2] are really interesting. In particular the details

Re: [CODE4LIB] graphML of a social network in archival context

2011-02-18 Thread Ed Summers
Hi Brian, It is *awesome* to see the SNAC data being released with an open license--and it's also really interesting to see the code for loading it into neo4. How have you been liking neo4j so far? Is the neo4j graph database something that you have been using in SNAC? Have you been interacting

[CODE4LIB] livefeed /about

2011-02-11 Thread Ed Summers
I just wanted to also say thanks for the livestream from code4lib Bloomington. The stream, IRC and twitter in combination were *extremely* useful from afar. I missed out on the craft-beers, but at least I got to see them [1], and there's always next year :-) I don't know if the bar has been set,

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