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

From Stephen DeGabrielle
DateTue, 4 Oct 2005 03:08:19 +0930
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] z39.50 and cross-collection searching?
In-Reply-To (1128347693-18969-21-camel-localhost-localdomain)
I am pretty sure it works for linux.
I used it on 2.39 under redhat a couple of years ago.

s.


On 10/3/05, Daniel Paul O'Donnell <daniel.odonnell&#64;uleth.ca> wrote:
> 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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