Re: [greenstone-devel] z39.50 and cross-collection searching?

From Daniel Paul O'Donnell
DateMon, 03 Oct 2005 07:54:53 -0600
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] z39.50 and cross-collection searching?
In-Reply-To (595b9ab20510030627p441b433g8751590e9ef25af-mail-gmail-com)
Thanks for pointing this out. I missed it.

Is there any movement on getting the z39.50 client working for Linux?
That would a real handy feature, as there aren't that many easy to use
clients out there for Linux.

-dan
On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 22:57 +0930, Stephen DeGabrielle wrote:
> Hi, I just realised that 2.61 is meant to have support for z39.50.
>
> I was wondering if it works with the cross collection searching facility?
>
> I couldn't get it going using the supplied configuration files, (I am
> running on Mac OS X 10.4).
>
> Regards,
>
> Stephen De Gabrielle
> NT Library
>
> On 8/12/05, Katherine Don <kjdon@cs.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > We're pleased to announce that the Windows, GNU/Linux, MacOS X and
> > Source distributions of Greenstone v2.61 are now available for download
> > from our sourceforge page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/greenstone,
> > or via http://www.greenstone.org
> >
> > We now follow the scheme of creating "unstable" (odd version numbers)
> > and "stable" releases (even version numbers). This release is an
> > unstable release which means it contains a lot of new functionality,
> > some of which will be a bit flaky. If you don't need any of the new
> > functionality you may prefer to wait for the next stable release
> > (version 2.62) before upgrading. However we do need people to give this
> > a good workout and report any bugs found so the next release really will
> > be a stable one.
> >
> > Important changes in this release include, in no particular order:
> >
> > - Improved PDF, Word and PPT plugins. The Word and PPT plugins, on a
> > windows system, can take advantage of Microsoft Visual Basic for
> > Applications to improve their conversion to HTML/PagedImg formats.
> > - New plugin for RealMedia files
> > - New GenericList classifier: Like AZList/AZCompactList but supports
> > unicode metadata
> > - Improved metadata editing in the GLI
> > - Added support for indexing document level metadata at section level.
> > - More formatting options, including [child:metadata],
> > [parent:sibling:metadata], [child:sibling:metadata],
> > [collection:metadata]. See
> > http://www.greenstone.org/cgi-bin/library?e=p-en-faq-utfZz-8&a=p&p=faqcustomize#customizeformat
> > for details.
> > - z3950 support: z3950server added, and z3950 client support added for
> > Windows and MacOS. Documentation on how to enable this coming soon.
> > - Bug fixes for lucene collections
> > - Initial attempt to make collection building in the GLI a bit more
> > intelligent. e.g. only run the import phase if the source documents have
> > changed, etc. Lucene collection building now incremental.
> > - collectionmeta now accessed from the config file, not the database -
> > no longer need to rebuild the collection when changing collectionmeta.
> >
> > - ...and many many other improvements and bug fixes
> >
> > We want to ensure that Greenstone works well for you. Please report any
> > problems to greenstone@cs.waikato.ac.nz, or on one of the Greenstone
> > mailing lists.
> >
> > All the best,
> >
> > Katherine
> > On behalf of the Greenstone team
> >
> >
> > PS New versions of the Export collection package and Greenstone Language
> > Pack will follow over the next couple of weeks.
> >
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>
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>
> --
>
> Stephen De Gabrielle
>
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