Time Nick Message 16:31 rach hello 16:31 tungsten nice job on the html 16:32 tungsten I'm in the process of updating wik 16:32 tungsten migration from follet 16:33 rach hmm - which html? 16:33 rach it won't have been me :-) 16:33 tungsten I'm not fam with the stntax of how to customize the opac page in 2.0.1 16:33 tungsten under parameters 16:34 rach ah yep - you can choose a different set of templates 16:34 rach I believe 16:34 tungsten no I'm referrring to param settings 16:35 tungsten in 2.01 16:36 tungsten I'd like it to read SCES not koha the default 16:36 rach Ah - yes you can do that 16:37 rach Administration > system preferences 16:37 tungsten there is a string to define what is it written in? 16:37 rach > library name 16:37 rach I think is what you want 16:37 rach It's on the page that has most of the preferences on 16:37 tungsten yes but I'm unfam with the syntax 16:38 rach ahh i see 16:38 rach what is the line of text you want? 16:38 tungsten SCES 16:39 rach Just put that in - take out everything else 16:39 rach you don't need the <i> or the <b> 16:39 tungsten thanks 16:39 rach np 16:39 rach sorry I didnt' understand the question 16:40 rach If you don't think it's bold enough. then you can put <b>SCES</b> 16:42 rach :-( no route to host 17:30 rach back again :-) 17:30 tungsten hey you centered it 17:30 tungsten thanks 20:37 tungsten I have my stuff on the wiki under migration MICROLIF Marc21 852 holdings 23:45 kados hey there 23:45 kados what's new? 23:45 rach hi 23:45 kados hi rach 23:45 chris heya joshua, owen left a note on my blog about talking with you about the project gutenberg stuff 23:45 rach how's winter coming along? 23:46 kados chris: yea ... we've got some neat ideas 23:46 kados rach: not too cold yet ... 23:46 kados rach: how about yours :-) 23:46 kados :-) 23:46 rach um we had a lovely summery day on saturday 23:46 chris cool, ill hold off on my idea until i hear yours :-) 23:46 rach but it's all gone to custard today :-) 23:47 rach rain and wind 23:47 chris (i was gonna grab the xml file of their catalog, and write a script to load it into Koha) 23:47 kados chris: right ... have you thought about display at all? 23:48 kados and it would be really cool if we could figure a way to associate real items in the catalog with their eb00k equivils 23:48 kados erm sph 23:48 kados oops 23:48 chris yep, that shouldnt be too tricky 23:49 chris you can get the title, the author, and the publication date 23:49 chris hmm or maybe just the title and author 23:50 chris and a file number 23:50 chris i was thinking youd parse the gutenberg rdf catalog, and query the database 23:50 kados yea that looks to be the simplest way to approach it 23:50 chris with the title and the author 23:51 chris then store the gutenberg data as a biblioitem of type web associated to the appropriate biblio 23:51 kados I tried to find some isbns in the records or an isbn->ebook num but to no avail 23:51 chris you may want to prompt the user perhaps 23:51 kados right 23:52 chris it would be pretty darn cool 23:53 chris then you could do things like, "sorry all copies of this are currently on loan .. you can read the ebook here though" 23:53 kados yep :-) 23:53 kados it'd be nice to find a web-display pdf builder that would allow the document to be read in pdf format 23:54 kados or just some way to convert the xml to pdf format and store it on the server and point the link to that file 23:54 chris yep 23:54 chris and the license allows for that too, so thats all good 23:54 kados unless you already know of a good way to do this I'll try to track down something 23:54 chris not off the top of my head 23:57 kados nonfree: 23:58 kados www.altova.com/StyleVision 00:01 kados this looks promising: 00:01 kados http://freshmeat.net/projects/prince/ 00:01 kados Prince is a batch formatter for converting XML into PDF and PostScript by applying Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). It prints any XML document, with special support for XHTML, DocBook, and SVG, which can be used in combination with other XML languages. 00:02 chris woo that does sound promising 00:02 kados owen could do our css 00:02 chris :) 00:02 kados :-) 00:10 kados too bad it's proprietary 00:11 chris i think thats gonna be the problems with pdf's 00:11 chris since adobe like to patent the world 00:12 chris i wonder if we can run it through openoffice 00:12 chris it can make pdfs 00:18 chris si was just saying that he thinks open office has a programmatic interface that we could perhaps use to automate creating pdfs 00:19 kados cool 00:19 kados I'll see if I can find info on it 00:24 kados hmmm ... looks like the actual e-texts aren't in xml ... just the catalog is 00:24 chris right 00:25 chris just text eh 00:25 kados yep 00:26 kados in openoffice file->autopilot->document converter 00:26 kados it will take text files in 00:27 kados I'm gonna try it out on a gutenberg text ... 00:28 chris plan 00:31 kados hmmm this doesn't quite do what I had in mind 00:31 kados it's mostly for converting old star office docs into openoffice xml 00:32 kados hmmm ... 00:32 chris theres an export as pdf in the file menu eh? 00:33 kados right but it's not good for batch jobs 00:33 kados especially on my P1 :-) 00:34 chris yep, si thinks there is some way to script openoffice 00:34 kados ooh tha'd be nice 00:35 chris which'd be the thing to do, set it up so we can just point it at a directory 00:35 kados right 00:35 si although I've never played with it 00:35 kados do you know where the docs are si? 00:35 kados ahh 00:36 si http://udk.openoffice.org/common/man/tutorial/office_automation.html 00:43 kados thanks ... that guide is pretty windows centric but it links to the StarOffice Programmers Tutorial 00:43 kados http://api.openoffice.org/basic/man/tutorial/tutorial.pdf 00:43 kados looks pretty simple 00:44 chris cool 00:44 kados but /me is getting tired and will have to look at that tomorrow ... 00:44 kados :-) 00:44 chris :) sleep well 00:44 kados thanks ... read you soon. later si thanks again.