Re: [CODE4LIB] Formalizing Code4Lib?

2016-06-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
We are establishing a relationship with the DLF for email purposes. Might they be willing to be our organization? Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Esmé Cowles Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 3:41 PM To:

Re: [CODE4LIB] authority work with isni

2016-04-15 Thread LeVan,Ralph
If you're comfortable using the VIAF API, then you'll find ISNI links in VIAF records. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Eric Lease Morgan Sent: Friday, April 15, 2016 5:17 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: authority

Re: [CODE4LIB] What happened to the code4lib blog?

2016-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
to the code4lib blog? You can use the wayback machine: http://web.archive.org/web/20150905201543/http://dilettantes.code4lib.org/bl og/2010/09/a-proposal-to-serialize-marc-in-json/ --tr -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of LeVan,Ralph Sent

Re: [CODE4LIB] What happened to the code4lib blog?

2016-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
that conforms to that spec it can be done via the Marc4J library. If you are interested I can give specific information about how to do that. -Bob Haschart University of Virginia Library On 4/12/2016 4:53 PM, LeVan,Ralph wrote: > I'm playing around with Elasticsearch and need to convert MARC to J

[CODE4LIB] What happened to the code4lib blog?

2016-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I'm playing around with Elasticsearch and need to convert MARC to JSON. Of the various proposals to do that, I liked Ross Singer's the best. http://dilettantes.code4lib.org/blog/2010/09/a-proposal-to-serialize-marc-in-json/ Sadly, that link is dead. Any chance of reviving it? Thanks! Ralph

Re: [CODE4LIB] onboarding developers coming from industry

2016-03-02 Thread LeVan,Ralph
On the culture side: librarians insisting that they know what their patrons want. I've written so much bloat that didn't get used because a librarian was sure the system would fail without it. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On

Re: [CODE4LIB] VIAF https certs

2016-02-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Hmm. Our network folks had gotten that up to a C back in September and promised an OS upgrade to our load balancers to fix the remaining problems. I'll rattle their cages again. Thanks for checking! Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU]

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib services and https

2015-09-17 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I forwarded the VIAF complaint to our network folks. They were able to fix it some, but a complete fix will not happen for a while. Here's their message: I changed the load balancer parameters for this farm viaf.org:443 to raise the "grade" from "F" to "C". To get it higher

Re: [CODE4LIB] "coders for libraries"

2015-09-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Sorry, but I believe that's our line. Ralph Ralph LeVan OCLC - Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017 T +1.614-764-6115 www.oclc.org -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of BWS Johnson Sent:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto discovery of Dewey, UDC

2015-06-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
This is as close to an official statement as I can find: http://www.oclc.org/developer/news/2015/dewey-down.en.html I've asked around, but can't add anything to that. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle Sent:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Vote for Code4lib 2016 location

2015-02-24 Thread LeVan,Ralph
should be all set. Yes, 24 hours is normal to wait, even during conference voting I only check for new accounts about once a day. Ryan Wick -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of LeVan,Ralph Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:47 PM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Vote for Code4lib 2016 location

2015-02-24 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I have never successfully gotten an ID and I seem to be failing again. Is 24hrs a normal amount of time to have to wait for authorization? (Not complaining, exactly, just wondering. I'd have sent this note to an administrator if there were any indication of who that might be on the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference photography policy

2015-01-26 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I think this is all good stuff too, but my old Hippy soul cringes at unnecessary paperwork. A consent form means nothing. Situations change. Even a well-intended agreement sometimes needs to be reneged on. I think it's just best that the presenters understand what the best hopes for their

[CODE4LIB] FW: OpenRefine Usage Survey 2014

2014-07-18 Thread LeVan,Ralph
From: openrefine-...@googlegroups.com [mailto:openrefine-...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Martin Magdinier Sent: Friday, July 18, 2014 10:23 AM To: openrefine-...@googlegroups.com Subject: OpenRefine Usage Survey 2014 Hello, Take the surveyhttp://ow.ly/zjs9G Earlier this year the community

Re: [CODE4LIB] Ez proxy -deliver message saying why not authenticated

2014-05-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Hi Amy! That sort of information is generally considered to be a security violation. If someone is probing your system, being told that they got the ID right and all they have left is to figure out the password is a big help. I'm afraid that unhelpful messages are best for unverified clients.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Ez proxy -deliver message saying why not authenticated

2014-05-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
://library.boisestate.edu (208) 426-1625 On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 12:18 PM, LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org wrote: Hi Amy! That sort of information is generally considered to be a security violation. If someone is probing your system, being told that they got the ID right and all they have left

Re: [CODE4LIB] viaf

2014-04-08 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Sorry, Eric! We've known about this problem for a couple of weeks now and had the fix in place, but touching a production system requires motivation. I'll push to get the fix installed this week. In the meantime, here's a pointer to the file you're supposed to get when you ask for

Re: [CODE4LIB] how to unsubscribe this list?

2014-02-20 Thread LeVan,Ralph
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=unsubscribe+code4lib Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Joe Hourcle Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:41 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: how to unsubscribe this list? On Feb 20, 2014, at

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I'm confused about the supposed distinction between content negotiation and explicit content request in a URL. The reason I'm confused is that the response to content negotiation is supposed to be a content location header with a URL that is guaranteed to return the negotiated content. In

[CODE4LIB] User Registration and Authentication for a Tomcat webapp?

2013-12-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
OCLC Research is building an ILL Cost Calculator. We'll be asking institutions to enter information about their ILL practices and costs and then supporting mechanisms for generating reports based on that data. (Dennis Massie is leading this work in Research and he really should have a page

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
, LeVan,Ralph wrote: I'm confused about the supposed distinction between content negotiation and explicit content request in a URL. The reason I'm confused is that the response to content negotiation is supposed to be a content location header with a URL that is guaranteed to return

Re: [CODE4LIB] or queries against Horizon Z39.50 servers?

2013-09-20 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I can't say anything about the horizon server. But I have a suggestion. It's possible that server is configured to not support Booleans (either on that index or at all) and is blowing the trivial error response. If this is the case, there may be a workaround. Instead of explicitly ORing them

Re: [CODE4LIB] LOC Subject Headings API

2013-06-06 Thread LeVan,Ralph
There's also an autosuggester for FAST. http://oclc.org/developer/services/assignfast Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 4:23 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: LOC

Re: [CODE4LIB] Editing Code4lib Wiki

2013-02-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
We've had a similar, possibly related, problem with the code4lib list in the past. Perhaps the same problem occurs with the wiki email. The issue occurs when an email is sent out to a person, claiming to be from that person. Postini sees that and interprets it as an attempt to spoof email

Re: [CODE4LIB] personal name api

2013-01-28 Thread LeVan,Ralph
That would be amusing to build. Many VIAF records have a gender specified in them. We could aggregate counts for each name and report back those counts. You'd have to decide whether being male 9 times out of 10 is a high enough confidence level for you. Not saying that service exists, just

[CODE4LIB] Anyone using SOAP?

2012-09-20 Thread LeVan,Ralph
SRU version 2.0 is nearing the end of its standardization process. It makes no reference to the SOAP version of SRU 1.2 (also known as SRW). Does anyone actually use SOAP anymore? Is this a safe omission? If there's still reasonable demand, I'll probably provide the WSDL and request

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using SOAP?

2012-09-20 Thread LeVan,Ralph
been more convenient. I won't miss SRW. Ralph From: LeVan,Ralph Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 4:50 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Anyone using SOAP? SRU version 2.0 is nearing the end of its standardization process. It makes no reference to the SOAP version of SRU 1.2

Re: [CODE4LIB] Best way to process large XML files

2012-06-08 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I create 50GB files of marcxml all the time. We do NOT put a wrapper element around them, but do put a line feed at the end of each record. Then a trivial line reading loop in java/perl/whatever can read those records individually and process them appropriately. That turns out the be the right

Re: [CODE4LIB] How do you get plain language, plain English out of the .sgstn stenograph stenonote record of the public meeting?... [see other message]

2012-05-23 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Looks like baloney to me. I wouldn't touch it. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of don warner saklad Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 10:44 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: How do you get plain language, plain English

Re: [CODE4LIB] whimsical homepage idea

2012-05-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
So, if one were to attempt this: -Would it be OCLC-approved? If this doesn't meet the definition of Geek the Library, I don't know what else would. +1 OCLC Approval

Re: [CODE4LIB] more on MARC char encoding

2012-04-19 Thread LeVan,Ralph
We see Unicode data pasted into MARC8 records all the time. It happens enough that my MARC8-Unicode converter takes a second look at illegal MARC8 bytes and tries a UTF-8 encoding as well. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of

Re: [CODE4LIB] more on MARC char encoding: Now we're about ISO_2709 and MARC21

2012-04-18 Thread LeVan,Ralph
In fact, I worry that the standard may pre-date UTF-8, with it's reference to UCS --- if I understand things right, at one point there was only one unicode encoding, called UCS, which is basically a backwards-compatible subset of what became UTF-16. So I worry the standard really means

Re: [CODE4LIB] MarcXML and char encodings

2012-04-17 Thread LeVan,Ralph
There are probably a couple of answers to that. XML rules define what characterset is used. The encoding attribute on the ?xml? header is where you find out what characterset is being used. I've always gone under the assumption that if an encoding wasn't specified, then UTF-8 is in effect and

Re: [CODE4LIB] MarcXML and char encodings

2012-04-17 Thread LeVan,Ralph
If I want to have a MarcXML document encoded in Marc8 -- what should it look like? What should be in the XML decleration? What should be in the MARC header embedded in the XML? Or is it not in fact legal at all? I'm going out on a limb here, but I don't think it is legal. There is no

Re: [CODE4LIB] MarcXML and char encodings

2012-04-17 Thread LeVan,Ralph
No -- it is perfectly legal - -but you MUST declare the encoding to BE Marc8 in the XML prolog, Wait, how canyou declare a Marc8 encoding in an XML decleration/prolog/whatever it's called? Nope, you can't do that. There is no approved name for the MARC-8 encoding. As Andy said, the closest

Re: [CODE4LIB] Modern NACO Normalization (esp. in java?)

2012-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I've put that code into Google code. It's been tidied slightly and I added our junit test for it as well. http://code.google.com/p/oclcnaconormalizer/ Ralph -Original Message- From: LeVan,Ralph Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1:24 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: RE: Modern

Re: [CODE4LIB] Modern NACO Normalization (esp. in java?)

2012-04-11 Thread LeVan,Ralph
with the or later clause). LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org 4/11/2012 12:04 PM I'm pretty sure attachments don't work on the list, so I'm just pasting my NACO normalizer below. Note that there are 2007 versions of the normalize() method in there. This is used for all the VIAF and Identities indexing. Ralph

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open datasets

2012-01-11 Thread LeVan,Ralph
http://staff.oclc.org/~levan/PearsTraining/scifi.usmarc has 10,000 marc records in it. They are part of the old SiteSearch system that OCLC released as open source. They date back to 2002 and will not contain any Unicode, if you were hoping to include that as part of your testing. Ralph

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

2012-01-05 Thread LeVan,Ralph
, 2012 2:24 PM To: LeVan,Ralph; OPORS Subject: RE: institutional fair use policies for digitized image collections The Well-Intentioned Practice document! http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/rights/practice.pdf While focused on collections of unpublished works (which often have complex

Re: [CODE4LIB] implemented Microdata and/or Schema.org?

2012-01-04 Thread LeVan,Ralph
OCLC Research has added schema.org tags to our development copy of WorldCat Identities. That development service can be found at http://orlabs.oclc.org/identities. I expect it to move to production in the next month. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Last Call for T-shirt voting

2011-12-14 Thread LeVan,Ralph
It's a shame you have to be registered even to see the shirts. :( Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Angie Beiriger Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 12:00 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Last Call for T-shirt voting

Re: [CODE4LIB] Last Call for T-shirt voting

2011-12-14 Thread LeVan,Ralph
WAS registered, once a upon a time, but it seems the system has forgotten my old username/password. And I really don't want to re-register just to look at T-shirts. -- Mike. On 14 December 2011 17:10, LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org wrote: It's a shame you have to be registered even to see

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

2011-09-28 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I demand that the investigation be expanded to include Andy Houghton, Karen Coombs, Ralph LeVan, Devon Smith, Thom Hickey, Doug Loynes and Michael Panzer! These people have clearly had a pernicious impact on this list and the general business of libraries! Ralph -Original Message-

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

2011-09-27 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I think it's a fair question and appropriate for this list. (Says another OCLC employee.) Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ya'aqov Ziso Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 1:09 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject:

[CODE4LIB] listserv test

2011-08-25 Thread LeVan,Ralph
If anyone from OCLC gets this in their company email, let me know. It will mean that we've worked around the listserv problem. Thanks! Ralph

[CODE4LIB] yet another test

2011-07-18 Thread LeVan,Ralph
test

[CODE4LIB] Test

2011-07-15 Thread LeVan,Ralph
The Code4lib list server has a bug. When I send an email to the list, it gets forwarded to the members of the list with my email address in the FROM header. Email to OCLC goes through Postini and Postini clearly recognizes that an email originating from ND.EDU is not email from OCLC and rejects

Re: [CODE4LIB] wikipedia/author disambiguation

2011-05-23 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I think you misunderstood that Ya'aqov. What we do is make local authority records out of the Wikipedia records that we've identified as names. So the adding dates and stuff is to the local authority record of that Wikipedia record. We then use our usual VIAF matching technology between

Re: [CODE4LIB] linked data endpoints

2011-05-17 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Eric Lease Morgan Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:23 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] linked data endpoints What are some of the ways to best insert Linked Data

Re: [CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
This is too funny! Devon and I just got unsubscribed today! Probably because our mail server rejected Jeff's messages to the list. Ralph From: LeVan,Ralph Sent: Monday, April 11, 2011 3:32 PM To: Code for Libraries Subject: Listserv help desperately needed! When an OCLC staff member

Re: [CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Eric Lease Morgan This is too funny! Devon and I just got unsubscribed today! Probably because our mail server rejected Jeff's messages to the list. And too weird. I will take a closer

Re: [CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Peter Murray For what it is worth, my employer is using Postini, and Code4Lib messages seem to be a disproportionate number of the ones caught in the held-for- content filter. Perhaps that

Re: [CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Danielle Plumer It's not an elegant solution, but I have a duplicate subscription using my Google account, for much the same reason. I disagree! It is an elegant solution! If I can't get

Re: [CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-12 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Colford, Scot You should just be able to ask your mail admin to whitelist list messages from the nd.edu mailserver, oughtn't you? We get messages from the list just fine, as long as they

[CODE4LIB] Listserv help desperately needed!

2011-04-11 Thread LeVan,Ralph
When an OCLC staff member sends a message to this list (and possibly all lists) the rest of us in the company don't see the message. Worse yet, the company email system rejects the email to us and the sending listserv eventually gets tired of that and unsubscribes us from the list. We can't

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
If you look at the fields those names come from, I think they mean England as a corporation, not England as a place. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Owen Stephens Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 11:28 AM To:

Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data

2011-04-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
AM To: Code for Libraries Cc: LeVan,Ralph; Houghton,Andrew Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] LCSH and Linked Data Ralph, Owen's pointing to a list where corporate (110) and geographic names (151) are mixed. Thanks Owen, I haven't seen that the first time. I guess you got that mixed 110/151 when

Re: [CODE4LIB] utf8 \xC2 does not map to Unicode

2011-04-06 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Can you share the record somewhere? I suspect many of us have tools we can turn loose on it. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Jonathan Rochkind Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:28 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU

Re: [CODE4LIB] utf8 \xC2 does not map to Unicode

2011-04-06 Thread LeVan,Ralph
, at 4:46 PM, LeVan,Ralph wrote: Ack! While using the venerable Perl MARC::Batch module I get the following error while trying to read a MARC record: utf8 \xC2 does not map to Unicode Can you share the record somewhere? I suspect many of us have tools we can turn loose on it. Sure

Re: [CODE4LIB] facets in Atom feeds

2011-03-03 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Jonathan Rochkind [I agree that simply copying the Solr API for a standard like SRU is not the way to go -- Solr is an application that supports various low-level things that are not

Re: [CODE4LIB] dealing with Summon

2011-03-02 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Yes, the draft version of SRU 2.0 does include support for facets. The functionality is based on the SOLR documentation of facets with perhaps some slight simplification. None of the editors of the standard are active facet users, so comments on that feature in our draft would be appreciated.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Controlled Vocabulary DB: RESTful CRU[D]

2011-03-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I'm not sure if you're asking for a terminology management system or database functionality. I have the latter and we might be able to make it work for you. I've got an Open Source SRW/U (oclcsrw.googlecode.com) server with Atom Pub functionality built into it. The server just acts as a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Ranking factors for library resources: Who really uses what?

2011-02-16 Thread LeVan,Ralph
As you pointed out, WorldCat does all sorts of tricky ranking. I believe there's a dashboard that they use for tuning the ranking. Library holdings count, term frequencies, availability, FRBR, and locality are all facets of that ranking. In OCLC Research we do practically nothing without some

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Community Sponsorship

2011-01-13 Thread LeVan,Ralph
+1 Just what I was going to say (except I didn't know about the rollover to next year option.) Thanks, Kevin! Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Kevin S. Clarke Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:30 AM To:

Re: [CODE4LIB] unwanted (bogus) characters in marc

2010-10-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
So excited to say marc-8 in a message that I misspoke. UTF-8 to latin-1 conversion. Ralph -Original Message- From: LeVan,Ralph Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 10:35 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: RE: [CODE4LIB] unwanted (bogus) characters in marc -Original

Re: [CODE4LIB] new version of cql-ruby

2010-06-16 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Jakob Voss Is there a nice piece of code or a tutorial or example how to easily wrap your Solr instance to get a full SRU/SRW and/or OpenSearch interface? Converting CQL to Solr query format

Re: [CODE4LIB] SRU 2.0 / Accept-Ranges (was: Inlining HTTP Headers in URLs )

2010-06-02 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I've forwarded the issue to them. I don't remember any of the conversation about this feature. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Joe Hourcle Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 11:05 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject:

[CODE4LIB] Inlining HTTP Headers in URLs

2010-06-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I've been sensing a flaw in HTTP for some time now. It seems like you ought to be able to do everything through a URL that you can using a complete interface to HTTP. Specifically, I'd love to be able to specify values for HTTP headers in a URL. To plug that gap locally, I'm looking for a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Inlining HTTP Headers in URLs

2010-06-01 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Erik Hetzner I am having a hard time imagining the use case for this. A simple use case comes from OpenSearch and its use of URL templates. To enable the return of RSS as the response to an

Re: [CODE4LIB] SRU/ZeeRex explain question : record schemas

2010-04-30 Thread LeVan,Ralph
There's a schemaInfo element right under the explain element that carries that data. Here's a pointer to the Explain record for my LCNAF database. http://alcme.oclc.org/srw/search/lcnaf Don't let the browser fool you! View the source and you'll see the actual XML that was returned. The

Re: [CODE4LIB] Sub-mailing lists

2010-04-08 Thread LeVan,Ralph
*Red Letter Day!* :-) I agree with Mike. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Mike Taylor Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 8:33 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Sub-mailing lists For whatever

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies

2010-03-21 Thread LeVan,Ralph
for. From: Code for Libraries [code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Karen Coyle [li...@kcoyle.net] Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2010 11:29 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies Quoting LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org: I

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies

2010-03-21 Thread LeVan,Ralph
To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies Quoting LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org: I hate to muddy the waters, but I can't resist here. Research also exposes a copy of the LC NAF at http://alcme.oclc.org/srw/search/lcnaf It gets updated every Tuesday night

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies

2010-03-19 Thread LeVan,Ralph
I hate to muddy the waters, but I can't resist here. Research also exposes a copy of the LC NAF at http://alcme.oclc.org/srw/search/lcnaf It gets updated every Tuesday night. This is something I've been maintaining for years and is what Identities points at when you ask to see the NAF record

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib midwest conference call NOW

2010-03-11 Thread LeVan,Ralph
May 21 in South Bend has been picked as the central date. A Doodle Poll has been created to see whether there is interest in some combination of whole and half days around that date: http://www.doodle.com/a4ccm6ctucpawhyi The details of how we'll try to fill that time are TBD. That

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Midwest?

2010-03-05 Thread LeVan,Ralph
+1 I suspect a few of us from OCLC would attend. Ralph -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Scott Garrison Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 8:37 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Midwest? +1

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q: XML2JSON converter

2010-03-05 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Bill Dueber I really do understand the desire to make this parallel to marc-xml, but there's a seem between the two technologies that makes that a problematic approach. As a confession, here

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-10 Thread LeVan,Ralph
We've made some progress on this topic. I have available a list of our FAST subject headings. They are derived from LCSH and may be of some use. The folks that produced this file are working on producing a similar file for LCSH. The file can be found at

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-10 Thread LeVan,Ralph
and you see the results in that SRU search. The file can be found at http://orlabs.oclc.org/FAST/AutoSuggestFAST.zip Let me know if you have any problems or questions. Ralph -Original Message- From: LeVan,Ralph Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 11:12 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-10 Thread LeVan,Ralph
at 4:07 PM, LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org wrote: In a rare demonstration of doing as promised, I have a FAST AutoSuggester running based on that data. An HTML demonstration of the service can be found at http://orlabs.oclc.org/FAST/autosuggest.html and the underlying AutoSuggester is running

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-10 Thread LeVan,Ralph
reference ŒWarming, global? Ya¹aqov On 12/10/09 4:07 PM, LeVan,Ralph le...@oclc.org wrote: In a rare demonstration of doing as promised, I have a FAST AutoSuggester running based on that data. An HTML demonstration of the service can be found at http://orlabs.oclc.org/FAST

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
Here in OCLC Research we've been experimenting with AutoSuggester services. The folks in charge of our copy of LCSH are considering putting up an AutoSuggester for that. I'll let you know in the next couple of days how that goes. To make the service work at keystroke speeds, we've had to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
That looks more like an old-style index browse than what I'd think of as a suggestion. You've returned nothing until the user has typed enough characters to restrict the number of index terms to be returned to a rational number. An example of the difference between an Index Browse and

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-07 Thread LeVan,Ralph
-Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Ed Summers Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 3:39 PM What are you using for relevancy ranking in the VIAF AutoSuggester? For VIAF, rankings are calculated based on the number of institutions