[EP-tech] Re: One document limit in EPrints XML SWORD package format

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Thu Dec 13 08:23:07 GMT 2012

On 13/12/12 02:43, Mark Gregson wrote:
> The EPrintsXML package format in EPrints 3.2 has a hard-coded limit of 1
> document to be uploaded, the remainder are discarded.  I’m wondering
> what the rationale is and whether subclassing the plugin to override the
> function with the limit and using that as the EPrints XML plugin would
> introduce problems.

I have written a plugin for 3.2 which accepts any number of documents, 
with no ill effect

(You will, however, find that the 3.2 SWORD unzip routine is next to 


Ian Stuart.
Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
The University of Edinburgh.


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