Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib journal

2006-05-04 Thread Thomas Dowling
The editors of THE Journal suggest we establish a 246 field for Slash Lib Slash Dev. Thomas (At least Microsoft's new language isn't D#x266d;) Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 5/3/2006 10:27 PM, Eric Hellman wrote: Here's the latest on the code4lib journal: /lib/dev: A Journal for Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] tidy

2006-06-06 Thread Thomas Dowling
in the works, but not yet a going concern. I'm not above a system call myself: tidy -asxml html4doc.html xhtml1doc.html Aside from assurances of well-formedness, is there a particular reason for XHTML? Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] Zotero COinS

2006-12-15 Thread Thomas Dowling
-writing procedures. -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[CODE4LIB] Very large file uploads, PHP or possibly Perl

2007-02-09 Thread Thomas Dowling
to the size of the file.] -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] Very large file uploads, PHP or possibly Perl

2007-02-09 Thread Thomas Dowling
, as our long-suffering sysadmin has responded to my requests to rebuild PHP with various tweaks, he has created a series of .ini files with PHP version numbers built into their names. Thanks for reminding me that phpinfo would show this. -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] Using OpenID in libraries

2007-03-23 Thread Thomas Dowling
My rule about Shibboleth is that it takes twice as long to implement as you planned, even if you take this rule into account. That was funny when we were in the second year of a one-year implentation timetable. Now that we're in the fifth year Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 3/23

[CODE4LIB] Job Vacancy at OhioLINK

2007-07-26 Thread Thomas Dowling
OhioLINK Position available: Systems Developer The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is seeking an energetic, creative individual to participate in the creation and maintenance of our internationally recognized set of digital library and electronic information services. OhioLINK

Re: [CODE4LIB] New group advocates for FOSS in libraries

2008-05-21 Thread Thomas Dowling
off with an operating system and then make them pick among four of them (quick, explain the difference between Fedora and Knoppix)? And OpenOffice always makes me want to apologize and say that *most* open source alternatives are really a lot better than that. -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Web4lib] A million free covers, from LibraryThing

2008-08-07 Thread Thomas Dowling
to do so (see for example http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:StarWarsMoviePoster1977.jpg). I guess they just define their use as allowed and wait for someone to challenge them on it? -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[CODE4LIB] Job Posting - OhioLINK Systems Developer (Columbus, OH)

2008-09-05 Thread Thomas Dowling
This announcement is being posted to multiple lists. Apologies for any duplication. OhioLINK Systems Developer The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is seeking a hard-working, analytical individual to participate in the creation and maintenance of our internationally recognized

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo

2008-09-23 Thread Thomas Dowling
be discussed)? How about trademark ownership and permissions for any logo? I'd hate to see any conflict or misunderstanding down the road about who can put the logo on what, who can sell t-shirts with it, etc. -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] MathML-image conversion?

2008-09-24 Thread Thomas Dowling
--it includes a command-line tool for converting MathML to a variety of different image formats. http://jeuclid.sourceforge.net/ Jason Thomale -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Thomas Dowling Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 7:33 AM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Logo vote

2008-09-26 Thread Thomas Dowling
On 09/26/2008 02:52 PM, Michael J. Giarlo wrote: Yeah, and no silly options like NINJAS!!! Because, you know, NINJAS!!! always wins. Wait, we can have ninjas for our logo?

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS in OL?

2008-12-04 Thread Thomas Dowling
style=speak:none title=...'? -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS in OL?

2008-12-05 Thread Thomas Dowling
Text. Which is why empty spans work well for coins. -- Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [CODE4LIB] COinS in OL?

2008-12-05 Thread Thomas Dowling
of screen readers don't pay attention to either one, though. Thomas Dowling [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 12/05/2008 10:50 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually... @media aural :-) http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/media.html#media-types But is it supported well enough? On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 2:31 PM

[CODE4LIB] CFP LITA Forum 2009, Salt Lake City

2009-01-15 Thread Thomas Dowling
*Reminder* CALL FOR PROPOSALS The 2009 National Forum Committee seeks proposals for high quality concurrent sessions and poster sessions for the 12th annual LITA National Forum to be held at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah from October 1-4, 2009. This year we have

Re: [CODE4LIB] can code4lib survive Oracle's takeover of Sun?

2009-04-20 Thread Thomas Dowling
around. OO.o development doesn't seem to be in the fast lane as it is, so I'm not sure it could suffer much if Sun bails on it. And isn't IBM contributing at least as much as Sun these days? Maybe it needs something like this to shake it up. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] Serials Solutions Summon

2009-04-21 Thread Thomas Dowling
. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2009 Video

2009-05-15 Thread Thomas Dowling
) is the reverse of most video files. -- Thomas Dowling

Re: [CODE4LIB] Durability of PDFs

2009-06-15 Thread Thomas Dowling
. (Donning tinfoil hat) You could even produce a handful of paper-based documents and hide them in caves around the world. I expect the conversation usually starts (and often ends) with, Hmm...'File, Save as PDF'. Bingo! -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

[CODE4LIB] Solr synonyms files?

2009-07-06 Thread Thomas Dowling
, Televisions; MB, megabytes etc. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] FW: PURL Server Update 2

2009-09-02 Thread Thomas Dowling
sitemap.xml for information on public pages and how often to check them. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] Accessible reCaptcha Was: Bookmarking web links - authoritativeness or focused searching

2009-10-02 Thread Thomas Dowling
is the only barrier to letting vision-impaired users access your site, I expect you to redesign it. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

[CODE4LIB] NoSQL - is this a real thing or a flash in the pan?

2010-04-12 Thread Thomas Dowling
. Bwahahahah!!! Or something else? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NoSQL is a good jumping-in point.) -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] NoSQL - is this a real thing or a flash in the pan?

2010-04-12 Thread Thomas Dowling
On 04/12/2010 03:26 PM, Ryan Eby wrote: As for the colleague, I guess the question is why?... He's hoping it'll impress the babes. :-) Seriously (and not to draw the conversation to a close), thanks to all for their insights. -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

[CODE4LIB] System developer positions at OhioLINK

2010-04-13 Thread Thomas Dowling
We are continuing to accept applications. OhioLINK Systems Developer The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is seeking analytical individuals to participate in the ongoing development of our internationally recognized set of online library information services. OhioLINK serves the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Indexing MARC(-JSON) with MongoDB?

2010-05-13 Thread Thomas Dowling
. That is, you can do exact-match, some simple regex (usually left-anchored) and then of course all the power of map/reduce (Mongo does map/reduce as well as Couch). Out of curiosity, are there libraries to export records from MongoDB into Solr? -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

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

2010-12-14 Thread Thomas Dowling
with a document oriented data model and built-in peer-to-peer replication. In short, it does very well lots of things we need done. Amen. Does anyone have helpful things to say about choosing between CouchDB and MongoDB? Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

[CODE4LIB] Systems Developer Position at OhioLINK

2011-04-04 Thread Thomas Dowling
will begin on April 22, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. -- Thomas Dowling Asst. Director of Library Systems - Web Presence and Interface Development Ohio Library and Information Network tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] linking catalog records to IMDB

2011-04-27 Thread Thomas Dowling
: 302 Location: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1125849/ -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

[CODE4LIB] What does my solr index have against carbon dioxide?

2011-05-27 Thread Thomas Dowling
for Greek letters by name (alpha, beta, etc.), is there a better way than to use synonmyms.txt? Δ,δ,delta TIA -- Thomas Dowling tdowl...@ohiolink.edu

Re: [CODE4LIB] Randy Fischer....................................VACATION MISFORTUNE

2011-06-17 Thread Thomas Dowling
Won't we feel like heels if it turns out, this one time, a guy really got mugged and stranded in London. I'd offer to help, but until my Nigerian oil money comes through, I'm strapped. On 06/17/2011 09:28 AM, Carol Bean wrote: Sooo, Another account hacked... On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:32 AM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] web spam block less awful than Captcha?

2011-10-26 Thread Thomas Dowling
Doesn't Chrome honor the HTML5 'autocomplete=off' attribute on those form inputs? Thomas Dowling tdowl...@oholink.edu On 10/26/2011 10:18 AM, Ken Irwin wrote: That's a great point, Same. Thanks. The spam-bots have been falling for the confirm_email and filling it in with the correct value

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux Laptop

2011-12-14 Thread Thomas Dowling
On 12/14/2011 12:18 PM, Bill Dueber wrote: The question you should ask yourself -- AND PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, LET'S NOT HASH IT OUT ON THIS LIST!!! -- is, How much of my time spent futzing around with Linux instead of Getting Shit Done is voting-with-my-feet worth to me? Is Linux

Re: [CODE4LIB] Repositories, OAI-PMH and web crawling

2012-02-24 Thread Thomas Dowling
to full text. That said, in a world with unfriendly bots, the repository should still be making informed choices about controlling full text crawlers (robots.txt, meta tags, HTTP cache directives, etc etc.). -- Thomas Dowling thomas.dowl...@gmail.com

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

2012-05-21 Thread Thomas Dowling
posted already. -- Thomas Dowling Director of Technologies, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Wake Forest University dowli...@wfu.edu / 336-758-5797

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

2012-05-29 Thread Thomas Dowling
We seem to be developing a folksonomic spectrum running from bacon to--may I suggest--pimento loaf. On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:27 PM, Francis Kayiwa kay...@uic.edu wrote: I am not pleased with one of my favorite meats being used to show disapproval so hard to give you my 1+ -- Thomas

Re: [CODE4LIB] Browser Wars

2012-07-13 Thread Thomas Dowling
In an interesting (to me) related note, jquery is dropping support for IE 6, 7, and 8 in next year's release of jquery 2.0. 1.9 wil continue that support for some time to come, but the writing is on the wall. http://blog.jquery.com/2012/06/28/jquery-core-version-1-9-and-beyond/