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

Ranju Upadhyay Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie
Mon Mar 5 15:51:53 GMT 2012


Thanks Tim and Denis.I guess I could use xsltproc for debugging my xslt but looking for something more windows based here as the transformation will actually be done in windows environment.

Moreover the editors are good for making recommendations for tags and applying conditions, hand crafting can be bit hard!

Thanks
Ranju.

----- Original Message -----
From: Denis Pitzalis - STARC <d.pitzalis at cyi.ac.cy>
Date: Monday, March 5, 2012 3:26 pm
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: import plugins supported by 3.2.8
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk

> Hi Ranju,
> 
> after many years of frustration, the best way to edit a XSLT 
> file is
> vim (or emacs...)
> 
> then process it with xsltproc and cross your fingers to find errors
> 
> Denis
> 
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Ranju Upadhyay 
> <Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie> wrote:
> > many thanks Tim.
> >
> > I know it is not relevant to eprints but any suggestions on 
> some open-source
> > XSLT editors?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Ranju.
> >
> >
> > ----- 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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