Re: [CODE4LIB] online book price comparison websites?

2014-02-26 Thread Erik Hetzner
I’ve liked bookfinder, but haven’t used it for a while. -Erik At Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:19:00 -0500, Stephanie P Hess wrote: Try http://www.addall.com/. I used it all the time in my former incarnation as an Acquisitions Librarian. Cheers, Stephanie On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 3:14 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Python CMSs

2014-02-13 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:13:58 -0900, Coral Sheldon-Hess wrote: Hi, everyone! I've gotten clearance to totally rewrite my library's website in the framework/CMS of my choice (pretty much :)). As I have said on numerous occasions, If I can get paid to write Python, I want to do that! So,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4lib 2014 Diversity Scholarships: Call for Applications

2013-11-25 Thread Erik Hetzner
Hi all, I can’t believe we are having this conversation again. I have nothing to add except to say that rather than feed the troll, you might do what I did, and turn your frustration at this thread arising *once again* into a donation to the Ada Initiative or similar organization. Sadly, it

Re: [CODE4LIB] Tool for feedback on document

2013-10-16 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:06:02 -0700, Walker, David wrote: Hi all, We're looking to put together a large policy document, and would like to be able to solicit feedback on the text from librarians and staff across two dozen institutions. We could just do that via email, of course. But I

Re: [CODE4LIB] [CODE4LIB] HEADS UP - Government shutdown will mean *.loc.gov is going offline October 1

2013-09-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:31:40 -0500, Becky Yoose wrote: FYI - this also means that there's a very good chance that the MARC standards site [1] and the Source Codes site [2] will be down as well. I don't know if there are any mirror sites out there for these pages. Thanks, Becky, about to

Re: [CODE4LIB] A question about voting points

2013-04-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 1 Apr 2013 12:01:13 -0400, David J. Fiander wrote: So, I just voted for the Code4Lib 2014 location. There are two possible venues, and I was given three points to apportion however I wish. While having multiple votes, to spread around at will, makes a lot of sense, shouldn't the

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:29:28 -0500, Shaun Ellis wrote: If you read my email, I don't tell anyone what to use, but simply attempt to clear up some fallacies. Distributed version control is new to many, and I want to make sure that folks are getting accurate information from this list.

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-20 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:20:33 -0500, Shaun Ellis wrote: (As a general rule, for every programmer who prefers tool A, and says that everybody should use it, there’s a programmer who disparages tool A, and advocates tool B. So take what we say with a grain of salt!) It doesn't matter

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-20 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:50:45 -0800, Tom Johnson wrote: but it would be difficult to replace the social network around the projects. Especially difficult now that GitHub is where the community is. It's technically possible to build a social web that works on a decentralized basis, but it

Re: [CODE4LIB] thanks and poetry

2013-02-19 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Sat, 16 Feb 2013 06:42:04 -0800, Karen Coyle wrote: gitHub may have excellent startup documentation, but that startup documentation describes git in programming terms mainly using *nx commands. If you have never had to use a version control system (e.g. if you do not write code,

[CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Erik Hetzner
made clear. Since the conference hotel is 1 mile from the venue, I assume transportation will be available. best, Erik Hetzner Sent from my free software system http://fsf.org/. pgpnr9TtfSgBA.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open source project questions

2012-12-07 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Fri, 7 Dec 2012 14:58:11 -0500, Donna Campbell wrote: Dear Colleagues, I understand from a professional colleague, who referred me to this list, that there are some experienced open source programmers here. I am in the early stages of planning for a conference session/open source

Re: [CODE4LIB] anti-harassment policy for code4lib?

2012-11-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:34:41 +, MJ Ray wrote: Esmé Cowles escow...@ucsd.edu Also, I've seen a number of reports over the last few years of women who were harassed at predominately-male tech conferences. Taken together, they paint a picture of men (particularly drunken men) creating

Re: [CODE4LIB] Any libraries have their sites hosted on Amazon EC2?

2012-02-22 Thread Erik Hetzner
Hetzner is overkill. With Hetzner you have the exchange rate risk but the cost structure is much simpler. Another satisfied customer. best, Erik Hetzner PS: But seriously, no relation. Sent from my free software system http://fsf.org/. pgpZvpL5tGJVN.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux Laptop

2011-12-14 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:54:09 -0800, Chris Fitzpatrick wrote: Thanks everyone for all the recommendations. I know this would be this list to ask. Sounds like Ubuntu is the overwhelming favorite. In the past when I've used a linux in a non-server computer, there are always some annoying

Re: [CODE4LIB] Patents and open source projects

2011-12-05 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 5 Dec 2011 08:17:26 -0500, Emily Lynema wrote: A colleague approached me this morning with an interesting question that I realized I didn't know how to answer. How are open source projects in the library community dancing around technologies that may have been patented by vendors? We

Re: [CODE4LIB] Web archiving and WARC

2011-11-23 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 23 Nov 2011 18:30:02 -0500, Edward M. Corrado wrote: Hello All, I need to harvest a few Web sites in order to preserve them. I'd really like to preserve them using the WARC file format [1] since it is a standard for digital preservation. I looked at I looked at Web Curator Tool

Re: [CODE4LIB] Plea for help from Horowhenua Library Trust to Koha Community

2011-11-22 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Tue, 22 Nov 2011 13:51:11 +1300, Joann Ransom wrote: Horowhenua Library Trust is the birth place of Koha and the longest serving member of the Koha community. Back in 1999 when we were working on Koha, the idea that 12 years later we would be having to write an email like this never

Re: [CODE4LIB] internet explorer and pdf files

2011-08-29 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:30:56 -0400, Eric Lease Morgan wrote: I need some technical support when it comes to Internet Explorer (IE) and PDF files. Here at Notre Dame we have deposited a number of PDF files in a Fedora repository. Some of these PDF files are available at the following URLs:

Re: [CODE4LIB] to link or not to link: PURLs

2011-01-26 Thread Erik Hetzner
in the address bar of the user’s browser. Then, when users do what they are going to do anyway (select the link in the address bar copy it), it will work. best, Erik Hetzner Sent from my free software system http://fsf.org/. pgp80PT94Qhgm.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] to link or not to link: PURLs

2011-01-26 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 26 Jan 2011 17:01:05 -0500, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: It's sometimes not feasible/possible though. But it is unfortunate, and I agree you should always just do that where possible. I wonder if Google's use of the link rel=canonical element has been catching on with any other tools?

Re: [CODE4LIB] Inlining HTTP Headers in URLs

2010-06-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Wed, 2 Jun 2010 15:23:05 -0400, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Erik Hetzner wrote: Accept-Encoding is a little strange. It is used for gzip or deflate compression, largely. I cannot imagine needing a link to a version that is gzipped. It is also hard to imagine why a link would want

Re: [CODE4LIB] Inlining HTTP Headers in URLs

2010-06-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
/HELLOWORLD or: http://www.example.org/helloworld I don’t want to work in a world where this might be the same as: http://192.0.32.10/helloworld?HTTP-Host=example.org Apologies if this sounds hostile, and thanks for reading. best, Erik Hetzner Sent from my free software system http

Re: [CODE4LIB] Microsoft Zentity

2010-04-28 Thread Erik Hetzner
%20Platform%20EULA%20%282008-06-06%29.txt This is not an open source license. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpVPPJvvYS4q.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Temporary redirection and the location bar

2010-03-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
to research this issue. It might be useful in the future to demonstrate that there are people who care about this issue. best, Erik Hetzner 1. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68423#c11 ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpUfnYxI1wpL.pgp Description

[CODE4LIB] Temporary redirection and the location bar

2010-02-24 Thread Erik Hetzner
for a permanent (301) redirect. There is more info at [2]. You can find the email thread at [3]. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/NOTE-cuap-20010206#cp-temp-redir 2. http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/group/track/issues/57 3. http://www.w3.org/mid/760bcb2a1002231400m5e9b2bb6rc80bb43c37a81

Re: [CODE4LIB] Character problems with tictoc

2009-12-21 Thread Erik Hetzner
, as it has been told the text encoding is UTF-8... It seems to work fine in my version of Firefox (Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.1.6) Gecko/20091215 Ubuntu/9.10 (karmic) Firefox/3.5.6), with latin-1 default. best, Erik ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id

Re: [CODE4LIB] web archiving - was: Implementing OpenURL for simple web resources

2009-09-29 Thread Erik Hetzner
/DS9/ep/503r.html d) Publicizing web archiving so that uses know that they can use tools like the web archive to find those broken links. e) Providing browser plugins so that users who follow 404ed links can be given the alternative of proceeding to an archived web site. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik

Re: [CODE4LIB] Implementing OpenURL for simple web resources

2009-09-16 Thread Erik Hetzner
[1] to be of some use. Of course it cannot work retroactively, so it is best if researchers use it in the first place. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://www.webcitation.org/ ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpbj5M2lZ56Y.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Implementing OpenURL for simple web resources

2009-09-15 Thread Erik Hetzner
help with your immediate problem, but I think these are important issues. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpoU4UofTFjn.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Implementing OpenURL for simple web resources

2009-09-14 Thread Erik Hetzner
of this are there? Maybe there are many; www.bbc.co.uk is a bad example, but a journal article online might move around a lot. Hope that is useful! Thanks for reading. best, Erik Hetzner pgphclJkUh9ue.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] Recommend book scanner?

2009-05-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
to be 14.18 x 9.49 (dividing pixels / 300). As long as you can get the camera close enough to the image to not waste much space you will be getting in the close to 300 DPI range for images of size 8.5 x 11 or less. ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3

Re: [CODE4LIB] Recommend book scanner?

2009-04-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
in the case of bkrpr at least the software is in the very early stages of development. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://redjar.org/jared/blog/archives/2006/02/10/more-details-on-open-archives-scribe-book-scanner-project/ 2. http://bkrpr.org/doku.php 3. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Speed-Book

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-04-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Thu, 2 Apr 2009 13:47:50 +0100, Mike Taylor wrote: Erik Hetzner writes: Without external knowledge that info:doi/10./xxx is a URI, I can only guess. Yes, that is true. The point is that by specifying that the rft_id has to be a URI, you can then use other kinds of URI without

Re: [CODE4LIB] resolution and identification (was Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?)

2009-04-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
is make HTTP URIs persistent. best, Erik ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpOEgu0KFRiA.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-04-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
resources. But http URIs are definitely better than something which isn't a URI at all. Something we can all agree on! URIs are better than no URIs. best, Erik 1. Take with a grain of salt, as this is not something I have fully thought out the implications of. ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital

Re: [CODE4LIB] points of failure (was Re: [CODE4LIB] resolution and identification )

2009-04-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
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Re: [CODE4LIB] points of failure (was Re: [CODE4LIB] resolution and identification )

2009-04-02 Thread Erik Hetzner
Erik Hetzner writes: Could somebody explain to me the way in which this identifier: http://suphoa5d.org/phae4ohg does not work *as an identifier*, absent any way of getting information about the referent, in a way that: info:doi/10.10.1126/science.298.5598.1569 does work? A quick

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-04-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
maybe that changes the meaning of what you are saying from how I read it.) -Erik ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpRKlTtYU7Wa.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
at something misleading B) don't have to maintain (although I'll be happy to add whoever as a maintainer to this PURL) If the GPO ever has a better alternative, we just point the PURL at it in the future. Beautiful work, Ross. Thank you. best, Erik ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
). -Erik ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpz1Vry1WFt3.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
that there are identifiers which must NOT be resolvable; at least in their basic form. (see Stuart Weibel [1]). […] best, Erik 1. http://weibel-lines.typepad.com/weibelines/2006/08/uncoupling_iden.html ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpuKdGTC0Mj7.pgp Description: PGP

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-30 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 30 Mar 2009 15:52:10 -0400, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Erik Hetzner wrote: I don’t actually think that there is anybody who is arguing that all identifiers must be resolvable. There are people who argue that there are identifiers which must NOT be resolvable; at least

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-27 Thread Erik Hetzner
are examined, and | their properties compared with those of the existing http: URI | scheme. | Three case studies are then presented, illustrating how the http: | URI scheme can be used to achieve many of the stated requirements | for new URI schemes. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://www.w3.org/2001/tag

Re: [CODE4LIB] registering info: uris?

2009-03-27 Thread Erik Hetzner
later [2], or nothing at all. best, Erik Hetzner 1. My last word on this. Because I am already beating a dead horse, I have put it in a footnote. For $100 and basically no time at all you can have 10 years of sudoc.info. If it takes an organization more than 2 or 3 hours of work to register

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux Public Computers - time and ticket reservation system

2009-01-05 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Mon, 5 Jan 2009 11:02:31 -0500, Darrell Eifert deif...@hampton.lib.nh.us wrote: Actually, I meant 'free' in both senses, but mostly in the sense of 'free of charge'. Thanks for the clarification. In that case I have to agree with Karen. Free (as in beer) software tends to be a property that

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS in OL?

2008-12-01 Thread Erik Hetzner
, which in my opinion is a much better system for getting bibliographic metadata from web sites than COinS. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgptmLUp83fHi.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] djatoka

2008-11-18 Thread Erik Hetzner
(mostly) the same thing would be useful: http://www.aaugh.com/imageabuse.html I think that the library community could contribute to possible work in standardizing, to some extent, image manipulation with URIs; but I do feel that using OpenURL will slow or prevent uptake. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http

Re: [CODE4LIB] djatoka

2008-11-17 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Fri, 14 Nov 2008 06:10:45 -0500, Birkin James Diana [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yesterday I attended a session of the DLF Fall Forum at which Ryan Chute presented on djatoka, the open-source jpeg2008 image-server he and Herbert Van de Sompel just released. It's very cool and near the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4lib mugs?

2008-11-03 Thread Erik Hetzner
. Why not use the upwards of $700 that (my estimate) this will cost to sponsor another scholarship, or just to lower the cost of attendance? best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpFHAk8yKe39.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] code to guide installation of software?

2008-10-09 Thread Erik Hetzner
on ‘Packaging’. This provides a somewhat high-level view of the mechanics of packaging free software for release. It will not help with writing scripts to set up databases, which you will probably have to do by hand. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://producingoss.com/ ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] anyone know about Inera?

2008-07-14 Thread Erik Hetzner
) on the wikipedia page; it is about 20 lines of code. So presumably it could be scaled on the Google app engine pretty easily. But it could be scaled on anything pretty easily; all you need is a load balancer and however many servers are necessary (not many, I would think). best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik

Re: [CODE4LIB] anyone know about Inera?

2008-07-11 Thread Erik Hetzner
might see about training it on a health sciences dataset; you will probably get much better results. best, Erik Hetzner 1. Isaac G. Councill, C. Lee Giles, Min-Yen Kan. (2008) ParsCit: An open-source CRF reference string parsing package. In Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation

[CODE4LIB] Project Manager position at CDL in digital preservation group

2008-07-10 Thread Erik Hetzner
(Forwarded; please direct inquiries to [EMAIL PROTECTED]) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, CALIFORNIA DIGITAL LIBRARY TITLE: Digital Preservation Services Manager CATEGORY: Full-Time SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. TO APPLY:

Re: [CODE4LIB] what's the best way to get from Portland to San Francisco on Feb 28?

2008-02-21 Thread Erik Hetzner
-5 is not a great trip but fast enough: 1/101 takes a bit longer but at least is a pretty nice drive through CA (don’t know about Oregon). If you do fly, Southwest flies from Portland to Oakland for a good price, Oakland is just a Bart ride from SF. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California

Re: [CODE4LIB] theinfo.org: for people who work with big data sets

2008-01-15 Thread Erik Hetzner
on this. I have a bit of trouble differentiating this from the Linking Open Data project[1]. Perhaps some info on the wiki about this would be helpful. best, Erik Hetzner 1. http://esw.w3.org/topic/SweoIG/TaskForces/CommunityProjects/LinkingOpenData ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] open source chat bots?

2007-12-03 Thread Erik Hetzner
to irc gateway. If you used this you might then be able to use the vast universe of free/libre IRC bots. best, Erik Hetzner ;; Erik Hetzner, California Digital Library ;; gnupg key id: 1024D/01DB07E3 pgpyDwijXzOHE.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [CODE4LIB] code.code4lib.org

2007-08-13 Thread Erik Hetzner
, single file source. See http://emacswiki.org/ for a lively example. best, Erik Hetzner pgpaO9rEiQ83t.pgp Description: PGP signature