[EP-tech] Re: import plugins supported by 3.2.8

Tim Brody tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Mar 5 14:41:39 GMT 2012


On Mon, 2012-03-05 at 14:23 +0000, Ranju Upadhyay wrote:
> many thanks Tim.
> 
> I know it is not relevant to eprints but any suggestions on some
> open-source XSLT editors?

I hand-craft and use "xsltproc" (part of libxml2).

I haven't come across a good free/open source tool for XML/XSLT/Schema.
I've found oXygen XML good but haven't used it for XSLT. It appears to
do autocompletion/inline help for XSLT and can be bought on an academic
license very cheaply:
http://www.oxygenxml.com/

/Tim.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tim Brody <tdb2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
> Date: Monday, March 5, 2012 1:46 pm
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: import plugins supported by 3.2.8
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Do:
> > ./bin/import [archiveid] eprint
> > 
> > For a list of installed Import plugins for eprint objects.
> > 
> > In my experience XSLT is the easiest way to shift data from one
> system
> > to another, but it depends what you're familiar with.
> > 
> > All the best,
> > Tim
> > 
> > On Mon, 2012-03-05 at 10:50 +0000, Ranju Upadhyay wrote:
> > > Hi List,
> > > 
> > > Will someone be able to tell me what are the import plugins 
> > that are
> > > supported by eprints 3.2.8.I know it supports XML but can we also
> > > import Dublin Core or some other formats?
> > > 
> > > We have a scenario where we need to bring metadata from other
> > > system.At present this process is all manual entry but we want 
> > to make
> > > it more efficient.We want to do bulk import of metadata.
> > > 
> > > One of the possiblilties I saw was that I get the XML format from
> > > other system, write an XSLT to transform it to match the 
> > eprints XML
> > > format and then use the import command to import the data.
> > > 
> > > But would like to know if it is possible to do it differently i.e.
> > > without writing XSLT perhaps?
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > Ranju Upadhyay
> > > National Universty of Ireland Maynooth. 
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