Re: [greenstone-users] ISIS plugin

From Michael Dewsnip
DateThu, 29 Apr 2004 10:26:47 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] ISIS plugin
In-Reply-To (6-1-0-6-0-20040428210409-03f6f5c8-10-250-1-3)
Hi Renate,

> I have two questions about the ISIS plugin.
> 1. My databases are on CDS/ISIS for Windows, but I want to make them
> available on Greesntone on a Linux server. Can I just copy the databases
> from Windows to Linux, or do I first have to convert them to ISIS for UNIX?

Yes, you can just copy the CDS/ISIS .mst, .fdt and .xrf files to Linux and
build a collection on them without change.

> 2. We have a database of these and dissertations, and some of the
> records have a link to the full text of the thesis either in Word or PDF
> format. When building my Greenstone site from this database, will these
> links be carried over, so that the full text document will be linked to the
> record as well?

This is not done now, but we have promised this to UNESCO for this year's
contract, so it will definitely get done. I'll try to bump it up my "to do"
list, but don't hold your breath.