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developers_call:minutes20140107 [2014/01/07 15:07] – [VuFind Developers Call Minutes: January 7, 2014] demiankatzdevelopers_call:minutes20140107 [2014/06/13 13:14] (current) – external edit 127.0.0.1
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 Some lightbox adjustments have been made, but this is getting fairly stable -- please test one more time so we can release a good base version in 2.2! Some lightbox adjustments have been made, but this is getting fairly stable -- please test one more time so we can release a good base version in 2.2!
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 +The lightbox.js file has been updated with extensive documentation.
  
 === Performance Testing === === Performance Testing ===
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 +A functioning test environment is set up at Keystone Library Network. The Boston College Library Records have been imported (after changing 004 to 001 with MarcEdit). These modified records can be shared if anyone else wants them (ask Ben Wiens via vufind-tech). The test index now has 2,114,167 records. filterCache testing will begin soon to see if we can reduce the huge size of the cache in our default configuration (it may be causing some problems).
  
 === 2.2 Release === === 2.2 Release ===
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 There are a couple of JIRA tickets related to call number normalization: [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-598|VUFIND-598]] (normalize at index-time for improved sorting) and [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-657|VUFIND-657]] (add custom Solr analyzer for LC call numbers). The base indexing logic from [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-598|VUFIND-598]] will be available as of release 2.2; it is unclear whether it's a good idea to make [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-657|VUFIND-657]] part of the mainline code. There are a couple of JIRA tickets related to call number normalization: [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-598|VUFIND-598]] (normalize at index-time for improved sorting) and [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-657|VUFIND-657]] (add custom Solr analyzer for LC call numbers). The base indexing logic from [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-598|VUFIND-598]] will be available as of release 2.2; it is unclear whether it's a good idea to make [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-657|VUFIND-657]] part of the mainline code.
  
 +Tod is working on adding more flexible normalization logic to the AlphaBrowse code. There is currently a single hard-coded normalizer, but Tod is working on making this overrideable for unusual fields (like call numbers).
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 +The next step in Tod's work is to build custom normalizers for Dewey Decimal and LC call numbers.
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 +Question: where does the normalization logic go? Currently lives in SolrMarc, could also live in Solr plug-in, now we're also looking at adding it to AlphaBrowse.
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 +Starting point: Tod will talk to the solrmarc-tech list about interest in spinning off a call number library and/or rearranging the call number code in SolrMarc. Depending on feedback, he may look into building browse normalizers using code imported from SolrMarc to avoid redundancy.
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 +Next step: create a Git project for [[http://vufind.org/jira/browse/VUFIND-657|VUFIND-657]] code after decisions about normalization library are made.
 ==== 3. Other Topics? ==== ==== 3. Other Topics? ====
  
 +David is still working on a couple of tickets and hopes to complete them for 2.3 or 2.4.
 ===== Next Call ===== ===== Next Call =====
  
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