Re: [CODE4LIB] Fwd: [CODE4LIB] Forwarding blog post: Apple, Android and NFC – how should libraries prepare? (RFID stuffs)

2014-10-07 Thread Genny Engel
This is disturbing to me. I thought we had agreed not to mention the C4L Illuminati. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Maura Carbone Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 11:54 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB]

Re: [CODE4LIB] Canvas Fingerprinting by AddThis

2014-08-13 Thread Genny Engel
We have had, for some time now, a section in our privacy policy explaining what services we use and giving links to opt out. http://sonomalibrary.org/governance/library-policies/privacy-statement Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] Call for proposals to host Code4Lib Conference in 2015

2014-03-26 Thread Genny Engel
How about this? http://www.poll-maker.com/poll77925x33144cAe-3 Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of anna headley Sent: Wednesday

Re: [CODE4LIB] image gallery management software recommendations

2013-11-07 Thread Genny Engel
At one point I was trying out the Gallery module for Drupal. The module is for integrating the otherwise standalone Gallery. http://galleryproject.org/ I ended up going with something else for Drupal, but in a standalone situation, I'd definitely give Gallery another look. Genny Engel

Re: [CODE4LIB] Tool to highlight differences in two files

2013-04-23 Thread Genny Engel
There's a list here that may be more along the lines of what you're seeking. http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/11547/diff-for-websites Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Imaging Hosting Services

2013-02-27 Thread Genny Engel
We've only used archive.org for this type of service. We've had a good experience with them. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf

Re: [CODE4LIB] Adding Twitter to Google Analytics

2013-02-27 Thread Genny Engel
You shouldn't have to do any setup for basic counts to show up. Traffic coming directly from Twitter or Facebook ought to be appearing under Traffic Sources - Social - Overview From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Kimberly

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Genny Engel
I feel that this is true. However, the more languages I learn, the more I find myself doing embarrassing things like trying to update a JavaScript file and then realizing I'm actually writing in PHP or C++. If only my brain had an automatic language gearshift. Genny Engel Sonoma County

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stand Up Desks

2013-02-07 Thread Genny Engel
% of the cost of that elliptical desk. Only works with a laptop/tablet, not a full-size desktop+monitor+keyboard. It makes a GREAT break from the regular desk. http://fitdesk.net/ Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zoia

2013-01-22 Thread Genny Engel
Guess there's no groundswell of support for firing Zoia and replacing her/it with a GLaDOS irc bot, then? *Sigh.* Genny Engel -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Andromeda Yelton Sent: Friday, January 18, 2013 11:30 AM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stats and public wireless devices

2012-12-18 Thread Genny Engel
We use a captive portal (FirstSearch by Patronsoft: http://patronsoft.com/firstspot/) but we don't require a login. We do require clicking an Agree button on our terms of use. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original

Re: [CODE4LIB] livestream suggestion

2012-11-15 Thread Genny Engel
. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x1581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Nate Hill Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:45 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB

Re: [CODE4LIB] Mobile device usage (iOS vs. Android)

2012-10-30 Thread Genny Engel
10.25% 4. Android 4.27% 5. Linux 0.58% 6. (not set) 0.52% 7. BlackBerry 0.08% 8. Windows Phone0.04% General trends only go so far in telling you about your own audience. Genny Engel gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB

[CODE4LIB] GA vs User-Agent RE: [CODE4LIB] Browser Wars

2012-07-13 Thread Genny Engel
@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Browser Wars To be fair, I think this information isn't likely to be *that* inaccurate. Most people don't count 'the User-Agent header of your HTTP requests' alongside their age or income. MJ Ray m...@phonecoop.coop writes: Genny Engel wrote: Interesting, Safari has

Re: [CODE4LIB] Browser Wars

2012-07-12 Thread Genny Engel
of the door. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Aaron Collier Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2012 8:41 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject

Re: [CODE4LIB] whimsical homepage idea

2012-05-02 Thread Genny Engel
not sure what the standard cardigan metadata would include. Genny Engel -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Maryann Kempthorne Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 9:56 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] whimsical homepage

Re: [CODE4LIB] Metadata

2012-02-13 Thread Genny Engel
that starts with the sentence So a string walks into a bar. The actual data (the novel) is not in the catalog (which is composed only of metadata). Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Koha in the Running

2012-01-12 Thread Genny Engel
Todd, you might want to check out Marshall Breeding's annual ILS survey results: http://www.librarytechnology.org/perceptions2010.pl He compiles responses from many hundreds of libraries re: open source and proprietary ILSs. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545

Re: [CODE4LIB] institutional fair use policies for digitized image collections

2012-01-04 Thread Genny Engel
-print.html Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Derek Merleaux Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 10:39 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU

Re: [CODE4LIB] copyright/fair use considerations for re-using Seattle World's Fair images

2011-12-09 Thread Genny Engel
or to inquire about permissions, email i...@seattlecenter.org or call 206-684-7345. I'm guessing you could use that as the general method to inquire about any other Seattle World's Fair image. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] Unwritten Rules, formerly Pandering for votes for code4lib sessions

2011-12-01 Thread Genny Engel
Can't. The first rule of unwritten rules is ... Genny -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Wilfred Drew Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2011 12:51 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Unwritten Rules, formerly

Re: [CODE4LIB] screen scraping

2011-10-03 Thread Genny Engel
prefer you grab the feed rather than scrape the screen. I don't actually have any feed-based pages on our site that aren't also available as feeds -- but some people might. Also, for usage statistics reasons, I'd rather have bots hitting the feeds instead of the pages. Genny Engel Sonoma County

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Genny Engel
Reminds me of a joke about someone new to libraries, whose ideas kept getting shot down because that doesn't work with the way LC does it. Finally the exasperated new person asks, Who is this Elsie and how come everybody does what SHE wants? Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County

Re: [CODE4LIB] TIFF Metadata to XML?

2011-07-18 Thread Genny Engel
Guess it depends on whether they actually followed any kind of standard in encoding the data in the TIFF files. http://www.metadataworkinggroup.com/pdf/mwg_guidance.pdf Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us www.sonomalibrary.org 707 545-0831 x581

Re: [CODE4LIB] Trends with virtualization

2011-07-11 Thread Genny Engel
to the cloud, I'm still leery, especially after that Amazon thing a few months ago. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1379474/Web-chaos-Amazon-cloud-failure-crashes-major-websites-Playstation-Network-goes-AGAIN.html Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library gen

[CODE4LIB] FW: [dpla-discussion] DPLA Beta Sprint: Announcement, Video, and Instructions

2011-05-25 Thread Genny Engel
Reposting for anyone who's not on the DPLA list and thinks this sounds like a fun project. Genny From: Rebekah Heacock [mailto:rheac...@cyber.law.harvard.edu] Sent: Friday, May 20, 2011 12:27 AM To: dpla-discuss...@eon.law.harvard.edu Subject: [dpla-discussion] DPLA Beta Sprint: Announcement,

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP vs. Python [was: Re: Django]

2010-10-29 Thread Genny Engel
I think the significant attributes of most programming languages are adequately summarized here: http://james-iry.blogspot.com/2009/05/brief-incomplete-and-mostly-wrong.html From: Code for Libraries [code4...@listserv.nd.edu] on behalf of William Sexton

Re: [CODE4LIB] Approaches to Did You Mean Query Spelling Suggestions

2010-04-30 Thread Genny Engel
lists in parentheses the number of results that match each suggestion. http://www.sonomalibrary.org/search Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org cory_l...@ncsu.edu 04/30/10 06:55AM I'm exploring options for implementing

Re: [CODE4LIB] newbie

2010-03-25 Thread Genny Engel
Agreed -- I coded up many nice SQL injection vulnerabilities before I ever learned PHP. As for Perl, anyone remember the notorious formmail.cgi from Matt's Script Archive? For **web** programming specifically, it's critically important for newbies to get a grounding in security issues,

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP bashing (was: newbie)

2010-03-25 Thread Genny Engel
I think it's perfectly sensible to declare that there is one best language. Here is the current spec for it: http://lolcode.com/specs/1.2 The only place where I seriously take issue with this language is in their misspelling of kthxbai, but perhaps that is an internal joke sort of like

Re: [CODE4LIB] Rails Hosting

2010-01-14 Thread Genny Engel
-2000 visits a day. Thanks for any comments in advance. Regards, Kevin Reiss Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] XForms editor for EAD

2009-07-14 Thread Genny Engel
The closest thing I'm aware of is the EAD Toolkit. http://www.cdlib.org/inside/projects/oac/toolkit/ ewg4x...@gmail.com 07/06/09 05:33AM Hi, I'm curious as to whether anyone on the list has worked on or knows about any web-based XForms application for creating and editing EAD Finding Aids.

Re: [CODE4LIB] MySQL Stop Words

2009-05-29 Thread Genny Engel
desirable. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org dclout...@co.marin.ca.us 05/29/09 11:26AM In building a search function for some of our internal documents in PHP / MySQL, I took a look at the default list of MySQL English

Re: [CODE4LIB] Something completely different

2009-04-07 Thread Genny Engel
honking expensive. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org njv...@wisc.edu 04/07/09 08:59AM On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Peter Schlumpf pschlu...@earthlink.net wrote: I want to get back to simple things. Imagine

Re: [CODE4LIB] Notes from Tuesday's Plone/Zope breakout session, C4L 2009 c4l09

2009-03-09 Thread Genny Engel
I've really looked at in depth has been 6. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org schneide...@appstate.edu 03/09/09 11:00AM from Vignette ($ license, complicated end-user interface). Didn't have SDK's, hard to get content

Re: [CODE4LIB] T-Shirt Design Contest

2009-01-06 Thread Genny Engel
My apologies to all. I meant to reply to Jean, not to the entire list. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library gen...@sonoma.lib.ca.us 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org yitzc...@touro.edu 01/06/09 08:36AM Eek! A humble request that submitters post graphics online rather than

Re: [CODE4LIB] Web Statistics Software

2008-11-12 Thread Genny Engel
/webcast_data/255/index.html Genny Engel Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] 11/11/08 12:52PM Library Code People: 1 - What do you use for your web statistics package? Are you happy with it? Pros/Cons? 2 - What do you wish

[CODE4LIB] Today at the Library WordPress plugin: advice?

2008-11-06 Thread Genny Engel
, it could be generalized, but that would take some time. Is it worth it? I thought I'd check with the Code4Librs. Anyone out there think this is indeed worth pursuing and if so, want to take some time to help me de-kludge? Thanks a bunch. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545

Re: [CODE4LIB] creating call number browse

2008-10-01 Thread Genny Engel
for the browse-oriented. Genny Engel Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] 10/01/08 05:21AM Ideally, the user should be able to run a query, retrieve a set of items, sort them however he wants (by author, date, call number, some kind

Re: [CODE4LIB] Simulating off-campus for testing

2008-09-17 Thread Genny Engel
things actually work at all over dialup is also useful -- the percentage of our audience on dialup Internet connections keeps shrinking, but it's still not zero.) The ISP is also our registrar for domain names like sonomalibrary.org and for a while supplied our T1 lines. Genny Engel Sonoma County

Re: [CODE4LIB] Enterprise Search and library collection

2008-07-11 Thread Genny Engel
://www.thunderstone.com/texis/site/pages/Products.html Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] 07/11/08 07:36AM In short, I think a Google Appliance is an expensive but viable option. Relative to other

Re: [CODE4LIB] perl recaptcha?

2008-07-02 Thread Genny Engel
be able to submit a URL field. What I don't know is whether all the bots hitting our comment form happen to be WordPress-specific bots preprogrammed to send a URL value, or if it's really true in a more general sense that commenting out input fields is a good way to foil bots. Genny Engel

Re: [CODE4LIB] ssh tunneling through a mysql dsn

2008-06-25 Thread Genny Engel
Have you tried changing the source port to e.g. 3307 so you avoid the conflict with your localhost MySQL port? Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] 06/25/08 05:59AM Is there anyway to support

Re: [CODE4LIB] coverage of google book viewability API

2008-05-07 Thread Genny Engel
the irrelevant-request volume. This is a public library, so ymmv at academic libraries ... Genny Engel [EMAIL PROTECTED] 05/07/08 08:45AM I think Kyle brings up a great point. If we can get links to previews, patrons will have a better understanding of what a book has to decide if they want to go

Re: [CODE4LIB] KR

2008-04-03 Thread Genny Engel
Actually, the whole reason my wrist is so bad is the stress on it from writing out code -- wouldn't be so bad except for having to press down hard to write it in triplicate through all that carbon paper. Genny [EMAIL PROTECTED] 04/03/08 08:54AM ..- .-.. .-.. .. .. -- --. --- .. -. --.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread Genny Engel
, in fact, want an exact title. It'll be interesting to see the findings when the researchers test their proposed interface. Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] 02/04/08 11:05AM A New Zealand based study

[CODE4LIB] PHP and Sybase

2008-01-23 Thread Genny Engel
Anyone have PHP on Linux/Apache talking to a Sybase database on another server? If so, are you using Easysoft ODBC? Or have other options to recommend? Thanks, Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County Library [EMAIL PROTECTED] 707 545-0831 x581 www.sonomalibrary.org