Re: [CODE4LIB] Bootstrap

2013-01-26 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Another front-end framework that's been gaining traction is Foundation ( It might be worth comparing with Bootstrap as you make your decision. On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Danaye Gebru wrote: A similar alternative to Twitter Bootstrap is Gumby,

[CODE4LIB] Conference roommate

2013-01-22 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I'm looking for a roommate for a room at the conference hotel Monday through Thursday. I've also posted at References available upon request.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-22 Thread Gabriel Farrell
It should be noted that @poledance really was originally named @rsinger. See * * and . On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference roommate

2013-01-22 Thread Gabriel Farrell
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, Gabriel Farrell wrote: I'm looking for a roommate for a room at the conference hotel Monday through Thursday. I've also posted at http

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-18 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:46 AM, Michael J. Giarlo wrote: Yes, I believe zoia was named as a tribute to Zoia Horn, FWIW. I did name zoia as a tribute to Zoia Horn. My copy of *ZOIA! Memoirs of Zoia Horn, Battler for the People’s Right to Know* holds a special

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-18 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 12:38 PM, Jay Luker wrote: On Friday, January 18, 2013, Gabriel Farrell wrote: I've also been working on a new IRC bot framework in node.js called n0d3 ( I introduced emerac to #code4lib as a hubot a year or so ago

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code, Inclusiveness, and Fear

2012-12-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Thanks, Eric. I saw the post about the Hackers Union and wondered who the real audience is. Too bad it's the same old nonsense. The motivation you eloquently defined, to reject the fear of code, is also one that rings true with me. I hope we can continue to live up to it. I want to make sure

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

2012-03-08 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Sounds like what you do, Terry, and what we need in PyMARC, is something like UnicodeDammit [0]. Actually handling all of these esoteric encodings would be quite the chore, though. I also used to think it would be cool if we could get MARC8 encoding/decoding into the Python standard library, but

Re: [CODE4LIB] Project Management Software Question

2012-02-23 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I've been influenced lately by a great talk on Project Management that Delphine Khanna gave at THATCamp a few months ago. She stressed the need for lightweight solutions to handle the more common case where we have multiple small library projects rather than one massive endeavor. The core piece of

Re: [CODE4LIB] back up, along with and

2012-02-21 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Many thanks to rordway and wickr and Oregon State for keeping our home on the web up and running. On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Wick, Ryan wrote: We're back up and running, thanks to Ryan Ordway. Let me know if you notice something that isn't working as expected.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Digital Object Viewer

2012-02-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
You might want to check out Diva.js. There was a nice article about it in the Code4Lib Journal last summer: On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Nathan Tallman wrote: Can anyone recommend a digital object viewer? Something that doesn't

Re: [CODE4LIB] marc in json

2011-12-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Yes, use marc-in-json. We should add read support as well while we're at it. On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 5:57 AM, Ed Summers wrote: 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

Re: [CODE4LIB] marc in json

2011-12-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Bill Dueber wrote: I, at least, already use marc-in-json in production (It's a great way to store MARC in solr). It would be great if folks would have the confidence to use it, at least as a single-record format. I think for wider adoption we'll

Re: [CODE4LIB] marc in json

2011-12-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Michael B. Klein wrote: +1 to marc-in-json +1 to newline-delimited records +1 to read support +1 to edsu, rsinger, BillDueber, gmcharlt, and the other module maintainers All this incrementing is making me want to work on node-marc some more.

Re: [CODE4LIB] vivosearchlight

2011-11-21 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 6:53 AM, Ed Summers wrote: On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 7:44 AM, John Fereira 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. It

Re: [CODE4LIB] _[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib National 2012 Registration is now OPEN!!!!

2011-11-16 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Ditto. On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Bowen, Jennifer wrote: I also entered the name of the event in the Description field, since there is no guidance on what that field is for.  Hope that will not be a problem. -Original Message- From: Code for

Re: [CODE4LIB] New thread: Why are you doing what you're doing?

2011-09-28 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Great logo! We do get pretty lippy around here sometimes. On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Montoya, Gabriela wrote: I'm not a developer, but I too like to lurk on this listserv. Sometimes you learn something new, and other times you just have to make light of a situation.

Re: [CODE4LIB] ny times best seller api

2011-09-28 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Looks like data.results is an array, so you'll have to loop through it. If you just want the first result, you could get at the book_details array with data.results[0].book_details. On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Nate Hill wrote: Anybody out there using the NY times

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job Posting: Digital Library Repository Developer, Boston Public Library (Boston, MA)

2011-09-27 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Yeah, Roy. Why build anything when we already have CONTENTdm, right? On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Roy Tennant wrote: Phew! That's a relief! I saw the word develop instead of implement. Thanks for the clarification, Roi 2011/9/27 Colford, Scot Not

Re: [CODE4LIB] Can a library automate without a computer yet?

2011-09-25 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I agree it's a good suggestion, and something that's been asked for again and again. If OCLC prices this reasonably, I can see a lot of small public and school libraries signing up. Also, nice mugshot, Jack: On Sat, Sep

Re: [CODE4LIB] Apps to reduce large file on the fly when it's requested

2011-08-03 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I agree that your client software should be nothing more than a link or button in the web browser. As for the server, it sounds akin to image servers that resize on the fly. I would probably just proxy requests to a script or cgi that compresses/converts the files, especially if you're not

Re: [CODE4LIB] Advice on a class

2011-07-26 Thread Gabriel Farrell
If the textbook is KR, take the class. On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Lepczyk, Timothy wrote: Hi All, I work in a digital library and am transitioning to something more like a programmer and less like a librarian.  My strengths are in xslt and unix, but I've been

Re: [CODE4LIB] Version control and local changes

2011-05-09 Thread Gabriel Farrell
The great thing about any DVCS is how easy it is to clone repos, then push and pull between any two clones. Most of the projects I work on are on github (a couple still in hg on googlecode), so that's the public repo. I have a live clone of the public repo, but between the two I have staging

Re: [CODE4LIB] If you were starting over, what would you learn and how would you do it?

2011-05-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Spare-time projects definitely get respect. You might also look into low-paying or volunteer freelance web development work for an organization with data management challenges. Schools, small businesses, and non-profits of all stripes can use your help, and in the process you'll pick up some

Re: [CODE4LIB] Google Book Search and Millennium

2011-04-26 Thread Gabriel Farrell
sent to the IUG by one of our librarians.  They may be way ahead of us (or not) but it will be a good place to check. On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Gabriel Farrell wrote: Nice work, Patrick. You reminded me I never mentioned on this list the III Refworks Export script I put

Re: [CODE4LIB] Google Book Search and Millennium

2011-04-25 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Nice work, Patrick. You reminded me I never mentioned on this list the III Refworks Export script I put up on GitHub (see the code for props to those who did most of the work). It's at Maybe we should start collecting these under a iiihacks GitHub org. On

Re: [CODE4LIB] distributed library alpha server up, feedback welcome

2011-04-24 Thread Gabriel Farrell
The distributed library, where all patrons are both lenders and borrowers, is an intriguing concept, and it's great that you have a rudimentary system up to experiment with it. Aside from the unusual requirements of a distributed library, you have one thing which separates you from the masses of

Re: [CODE4LIB] GPL incompatible interfaces

2011-02-18 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 3:50 AM, graham wrote: On 02/17/11 19:48, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Personally, I much prefer non-viral type open source licenses like Apache or MIT for this reason. The GPL advocates argue that viral-type licenses like GPL are more free because

Re: [CODE4LIB] GPL incompatible interfaces

2011-02-18 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 1:29 PM, Ross Singer wrote: On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Eric Hellman wrote: Since the Metalib API is not public, to my knowledge, I don't know whether it gets disclosed with an NDA. And you can't run or develop Xerxes without

Re: [CODE4LIB] exporting marc records from iii

2011-02-18 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 12:53 PM, David Jones wrote: On 2/18/2011 at 08:23 AM, Westman, Stephen wrote: I'm currently exploring how we can use the Millennium Java client to do the same thing (if anybody knows how to do that, I would love to hear because we don't

Re: [CODE4LIB] livefeed /about

2011-02-11 Thread Gabriel Farrell
about_page++ great idea ed On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:46 AM, Ed Summers wrote: 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

Re: [CODE4LIB] javascript testing?

2011-01-26 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Hey Bess, dunno if you're still looking, but a friend just mentioned this project running Jasmine tests headless with EnvJS: I haven't tried it out or anything, but looks somewhat interesting. On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Bess Sadler

Re: [CODE4LIB] best persistent url system

2011-01-14 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Ditto what Kyle said. On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: We want to use urls in our MARC records and EAD to link to content in our Fedora repository as well as things like web pages on our company's website.  What are you folks using out there for

Re: [CODE4LIB] javascript testing?

2011-01-11 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I like QUnit because it's minimal and I'm used to unit testing. A lot of people are jumping on Jasmine, though. It might be more your style if you're into BDD. On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Bess Sadler wrote: Can anyone recommend a javascript testing framework? At

Re: [CODE4LIB] data export help: line breaks on tab-delimited download

2011-01-11 Thread Gabriel Farrell
For future reference, Notepad will only recognize \r\n, not \r or \n alone. Also, use Wordpad or Notepad++ instead. Further reading: On

Re: [CODE4LIB] collengine, the collection engine; runs on django-nonrel / app engine

2010-12-16 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I did some of the development on Kochief, a discovery interface that places Django in front of Solr [1]. I made some stabs at including cataloging as well, but never got too far in that direction. Django-nonrel looks like a neat project, with a lot of what one would need in a collection

Re: [CODE4LIB] Hotel reservations

2010-12-13 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Seems to be showing that error for stays longer than Feb. 7-10. Or maybe Feb. 7-11. All I know is Feb. 6-11 is right out. I was forced to use a telephone. On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Jason Stirnaman wrote: Me too when confirming, after it shows the list of rooms

Re: [CODE4LIB] Which O'Reilly books should we give away at Code4Lib 2011?

2010-12-08 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I've heard good things about Pilgrim's HTML5 book. I also still want my own copy of Javascript: The Good Parts. On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 9:31 PM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote: Hi all, If you have particular O'Reilly titles that you'd like for us to ask O'Reilly for, send them to me

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Journal Call for Papers

2010-12-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Call for Papers (and apologies for cross-posting): The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future. The Code4Lib Journal is now accepting proposals for publication in its 13th issue.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Journal Call for Papers

2010-12-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Submitted to LISWire and the above lists, but rejected from autocat, lita-l, usability4lib, ngc4lib, drupal4lib, and ol-lib (though there was talk around the call for the 11th issue of dropping ol-lib from the list of publicity venues). On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Gabriel Farrell gsf

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Journal Call for Papers

2010-12-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
a subscriber to those lists?  If so, I can handle those (and ol-lib, too). Peter On Dec 6, 2010, at 10:32 AM, Gabriel Farrell wrote: Submitted to LISWire and the above lists, but rejected from autocat, lita-l, usability4lib, ngc4lib, drupal4lib, and ol-lib -- Peter Murray         peter.mur

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib sites back up

2010-11-26 Thread Gabriel Farrell
OSU++ On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 2:12 PM, Wick, Ryan wrote: Service has been restored to the computer center and the OSU-hosted Code4Lib sites appear to all be back online. Ryan Wick Information Technology Consultant Special Collections Oregon State University

Re: [CODE4LIB] Django

2010-10-25 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Agreed on the docs at the website. If you can't figure something out from those, dig into the source. Happy hacking! On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Michael J. Giarlo wrote: I'd start here: There are some tutorials in

Re: [CODE4LIB] Django

2010-10-25 Thread Gabriel Farrell
If you already know PHP you might want to check out Symfony or another PHP framework to get the hang of web frameworks, then move onto other languages from there. On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 4:25 PM, Junior Tidal wrote: Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I haven't actively

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib North planning continues

2010-04-09 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I'm hoping to attend the upcoming code4libnorth meeting because I heart Canada, but I'd rather not join yet another mailing list. If it gets canceled or something tell us on this list or put it on the wiki page, please? On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Walker, David wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] newbie

2010-03-25 Thread Gabriel Farrell
You should /join #code4lib. Only there will you learn the secret one true path to wisdom. On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Matthew Bachtell wrote: As someone who uses PHP to do the small things I would recommend using Python or another language.  I am trying to

Re: [CODE4LIB] a first look at Code4Lib

2010-03-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:42:45PM +, Mike Taylor wrote: On 25 February 2010 12:07, Eric Lease Morgan wrote: Alas, I tried to post a comment to your First Look but I got an error upon submission. My comment is below:  I believe

Re: [CODE4LIB] Print Management Software Options

2010-02-09 Thread Gabriel Farrell
You could also bug Columbia about releasing NINJa [0]. I attempted to get them to do so several times when I worked there, but no luck. Oh the bureaucratic fear of open source. [0] On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 03:32:12PM -0600, Francis

Re: [CODE4LIB] Rails Hosting

2010-01-14 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 08:15:38AM -0800, Kevin Reiss wrote: Hi, I was curious if anyone could recommend a hosting service that they've had a good ruby on rails experience with. I've been working with bluehost but my experience has not been good. You need to work through a lot of hoops

Re: [CODE4LIB] Rails Hosting

2010-01-14 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 03:33:20PM -0600, Chad Fennell wrote: If you want to run your own VPS, go with Linode (and contact me for a referral key :)).  A number of customers have switched to them since Slicehost was sold to Rackspace. Hey, no fair! :^p Oops, sorry. Chad has first dibs.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Choosing development platforms and/or tools, how'd you do it?

2010-01-06 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 09:23:09AM -0500, Bill Dueber wrote: There's a spectrum of how much an editor/environment can know about a program. At one end is Smalltalk, where the development environment *is* the program. At the other end is something like LISP (and, to an extent, Ruby) where so

Re: [CODE4LIB] SVN/Mercurial hosting

2009-12-17 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I use Google Code with Mercurial. It took a little while to adjust to an issue-tracking system other than Trac, but I'm generally happy with it. Gabriel On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 02:50:07PM -0500, Ross Singer wrote: Also, Google Code offers both HG and SVN support.

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals - solr

2009-11-13 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:42:53AM -0500, Walter Lewis wrote: On 13 Nov 09, at 11:25 AM, Bess Sadler wrote: 1. Morning session - solr white belt [delightful descriptions snipped] 2. Morning session - solr black belt 3. Afternoon session - Blacklight Is there any chance that the black

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals

2009-11-12 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 06:41:20AM -0800, Bess Sadler wrote: +1 from me on this, no surprise. :) What if we did a next gen catalog day thing? We could spend the morning on solr, which many projects have in common, in the morning, and then in the afternoon have sessions that build on top of

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals

2009-11-12 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 02:47:42PM +, Jodi Schneider wrote: If you'd be up for it Erik, I'd envision a basic session in the morning. Some of us (like me) have never gotten Solr up and running. Then the afternoon could break off for an advanced session. Though I like Bess's idea, too!

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals

2009-11-12 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 09:02:09AM -0500, Erik Hatcher wrote: Or, use the new Lucid contributed extended dismax parser ;) Erik This looks sweet, Erik. Many thanks for sharing. Gabriel

Re: [CODE4LIB] AquaBrowser Libraries Group

2009-10-22 Thread Gabriel Farrell
While the Interesting difference... bit may be read as snarky, I appreciated Jeffrey's post for pointing out that most discussions about AquaBrowser can't take place on this list due to its lack of membership restrictions. On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:45:24AM -0400, Edward M. Corrado wrote: I

Re: [CODE4LIB] adding FastVectorHighlighter to solr

2009-09-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Voted. Thanks for the heads up, Bess! On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 10:08:16AM -0400, Bess Sadler wrote: One of the feature requests we get pretty often with Blacklight is search term highlighting. The main reason we don't have it yet is because it's a performance drag. We have attempted to add it

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Fwd: [ol-tech] Modified RDF/XML api]

2009-08-16 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 11:44:29AM -0400, Ed Summers wrote: OpenLibrary is already using the DublinCore vocabulary in its metadata, just like WorldCat Search API, which seems enough to me. I'm personally pretty interested to see OpenLibrary taking a more organic approach to vocabulary

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open, public standards v. pay per view standards and usage

2009-07-15 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 09:34:57PM -0400, Ross Singer wrote: RDA, I think, might also suffer from this problem. I had assumed that Walter was collecting examples to highlight the idiocy of the RDA wall.

Re: [CODE4LIB] best OCR package?

2009-02-03 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 10:09:54AM -0500, Walter Lewis wrote: If we had to correct it all: a) it would never get done and b) it would be better than some of the originals which are rife with typographic errors. Hence the genius of Distributed Proofreaders [1] and reCAPTCHA [2]. [1]

Re: [CODE4LIB] marc21 and usmarc

2009-01-27 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:50:41AM -0800, Karen Coyle wrote: I am less optimistic about MODS than Kyle. Having watched it be made, I think it's more than just a bit of a kludge, and carries forward a lot of the problems of MARC21. I also don't think that it has a strong model or

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS in OL?

2008-12-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 08:08:15AM -0800, Karen Coyle wrote: I have a question to ask for the Open Library folks and I couldn't quite figure out where to ask it. This seems like a good place. Would it be useful to embed COinS in the book pages of the Open Library? Does anyone think they

Re: [CODE4LIB] presentation proposals update

2008-11-21 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:33:54AM -0500, Birkin James Diana wrote: We have a bunch of *terrific* presentation proposals, so the tone of this reminder is now one of invitation rather than pleading. :) We're accepting proposals through this Sunday, November 23. If you're even vaguely


2007-08-14 Thread Gabriel Farrell
source software applications for libraries. --Will At 05:12 PM 8/13/2007, you wrote: At Mon, 13 Aug 2007 12:25:58 -0400, Gabriel Farrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In #code4lib today we discussed for a bit the possibility of setting up something on for code hosting


2007-08-13 Thread Gabriel Farrell
In #code4lib today we discussed for a bit the possibility of setting up something on for code hosting. The project that spurred the discussion is Ed Summer's pymarc. The following is what I would like to see: * projects live at, so pymarc, for example, would be

Re: [CODE4LIB] hosting

2007-08-02 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 09:38:00AM -0400, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Dan convinces me that iBiblio might be better than OSU, in terms of their type of organization. But OSU has made an offer of free supported hosting, under terms that to me seem quite acceptable. Unless iBiblio makes a similar

[CODE4LIB] hosting discussion transcript

2007-08-02 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Okay, no objections, and it's afternoon in Philly, so here it is. I think the following snippet pretty much covers yesterday's discussion. I don't think anyone said anything too incriminating. Please excuse my out-of-place Helen Thomas incrementing. Oh, and, mjgiarlo, I hope you didn't mean for

Re: [CODE4LIB] hosting

2007-08-01 Thread Gabriel Farrell
I look forward to the proposal from OSU that should be mailed out to the list shortly. The discussion that just took place in #code4lib got me thinking. As I see it, the issue here has two parts. First, the machine was cracked, and, second, service hasn't been restored following the attack.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Please remove me from mailing list

2007-03-31 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 10:49:22AM -0700, Robin Speer wrote: Please remove my email from your mailing list. Thanks. Robin Speer Oregon State Library phone: 503-378-2464, fax: 503-585-8059 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Look what y'all did, arguing about munging email headers. Robin was disgusted enough

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference feedback

2007-03-05 Thread Gabriel Farrell
roy++ On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 04:07:41PM -0800, Roy Tennant wrote: I scooped up all the evaluations from the boxes outside the room, I don't know if anyone else found any left in the room itself. If so, let's figure out how to get all the info in one place. For the evaluations I gathered, I

[CODE4LIB] Job Posting: University Archivist/Head, Digital Collections at Drexel

2007-02-07 Thread Gabriel Farrell
University Archivist/Head, Digital Collections The Drexel University Libraries are seeking a dynamic individual to serve as University Archivist and Head of Digital Collections for Drexel University. The selected candidate will be responsible for collecting, preserving and providing access to

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib lucene pre-conference

2006-11-28 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 10:27:22AM -0500, Ross Singer wrote: On 11/28/06, Kevin S. Clarke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How do you switch to it? How do the pieces talk? This is the point of standards. If there is a standard way of addressing an index then you don't have to care what the newest

Re: [CODE4LIB] Server names at libraries

2006-10-27 Thread Gabriel Farrell
Many of our servers are also named after applications, unfortunately. One of my development servers, however, is named aarseth, the last name of the former guitarist of Mayhem. I plan to continue on this theme. gabe On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 03:39:05PM -0400, Jody Fagan wrote: Dear Code4Lib

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib journal

2006-05-04 Thread Gabriel Farrell
On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 09:05:37AM -0500, Jonathan Gorman wrote: I'm not a fan of the name either and didn't vote for it. Who really did vote for /lib/dev? Somebody please speak up and defend the choice. Are we sure there wasn't some ballot-stuffing going on? Is a recount in order? Where's