Re: [CODE4LIB] RFC 5005 ATOM extension and OAI

2007-10-24 Thread pkeane
This conversation about Atom is, I think, really an important one to have. As well designed and thought out as protocols standards such as OAI-PMH, METS (and the budding OAI-ORE spec) are, they don't have that viral technology attribute of utter simplicity. Sure there are trade-offs, but the

[CODE4LIB] Distributed Models the Library (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] RFC 5005 ATOM extension and OAI)

2007-10-25 Thread pkeane
Hi Jakob- Yes, I think you are correct that it is a bit much to think that a distributed archiving model is a bit much for libraries to even consider now, but I do think there are useful insights to be gained here. As it stands now, linux developers using Git can carry around the entire change

Re: [CODE4LIB] Distributed Models the Library (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] RFC 5005 ATOM extension and OAI)

2007-10-25 Thread pkeane
Medical Center Kansas City, Kansas Work: 913-588-7319 Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 10/25/2007 at 10:47 AM, in message [EMAIL PROTECTED], pkeane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Jakob- Yes, I think you are correct that it is a bit much to think that a distributed archiving model is a bit much

Re: [CODE4LIB] httpRequest javascript.... grrr

2007-11-29 Thread pkeane
I'd highly recommend getting a good clear handle on the underlying javascript workings before moving to a library like jQuery (which I am quite fond of) especially when using XMLHTTPRequest. If you don't, mysterious problems may arise that are all the more difficult to debug since you have the

Re: [CODE4LIB] httpRequest javascript.... grrr [resolved]

2007-11-29 Thread pkeane
Indeed, my proposed fix was incorrect -- an alert does NOT need to be passed into the function as a callback (it's always globally available) and since the parameter for the alert is response text, that's A-OK. If you want to insert that response into the page (and not just 'alert' it), you