Re: Good MARC PHP Libraries,

From: Ross Singer <rossfsinger_at_nyob>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:59:06 -0400
To: CODE4LIB_at_LISTSERV.ND.EDU
+1.  Although, I confess, this is pretty rich coming from me and Bill, who co-maintain ruby-marc, which has also never made a 1.0 release (although we have managed to get to 0.7.1 in a mere 8 years).

-Ross.

On Sep 26, 2013, at 9:23 AM, Bill Dueber <bill_at_DUEBER.COM> wrote:

> Given that File_MARC has been around since, what, the late 1950's, why
> don't you just slap a 1.0 on it? It's not like anyone isn't using it
> because they're waiting for the API to stabilize; we're all using it
> regardless.
> 
> 
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 12:01 AM, Dan Scott <denials_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I hear the maintainer of File_MARC is pretty responsive to questions
>> and bug reports. This list might be a good place to raise questions
>> about usage; others may be interested.
>> 
>> Was the "random undescriptive exit error" something like the following?
>> 
>> C:\php>pear install File_MARC
>> Failed to download pear/File_MARC within preferred state "stable",
>> latest release is version 0.7.3, stability "beta", use
>> "channel://pear.php.net/File_MARC-0.7.3" to install
>> install failed
>> 
>> One of these days that package will make it to 1.0 and the "-beta"
>> will no longer be necessary. Or the pear.php.net install instructions
>> will include that. Or newer versions of PEAR will be smarter about
>> detecting that no stable version is available and automatically offer
>> to install the beta.
>> 
>> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Riley Childs <riley_at_tfsgeo.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks! I will give it a shot tomorrow
>>> 
>>> Riley Childs
>>> Junior and Library Tech Manager
>>> Charlotte United Christian Academy
>>> +1 (704) 497-2086
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> Please excuse mistakes
>>> 
>>>> On Sep 25, 2013, at 8:14 PM, Ross Singer <rossfsinger_at_GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Try:
>>>> 
>>>> pear install file_marc-beta
>>>> 
>>>> -Ross.
>>>> 
>>>>> On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Riley Childs wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> I have been having some troubles with the installation (some random
>>>>> undescriptive exit error)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Riley Childs
>>>>> Junior and Library Tech Manager
>>>>> Charlotte United Christian Academy
>>>>> +1 (704) 497-2086
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> Please excuse mistakes
>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Sep 25, 2013, at 7:28 PM, Eric Phetteplace <phette23_at_GMAIL.COM
>> <javascript:;>>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I think File_MARC is the standard:
>>>>> http://pear.php.net/package/File_MARC/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Are there others?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>> Eric
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 7:17 PM, Riley Childs <riley_at_tfsgeo.com
>> <javascript:;>>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Does anyone know of any good MARC PHP Libraries, I am struggling to
>>>>> create
>>>>>>> MARC records out of our proprietary database.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Riley Childs
>>>>>>> Junior and Library Tech Manager
>>>>>>> Charlotte United Christian Academy
>>>>>>> +1 (704) 497-2086
>>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>>> Please excuse mistakes
>>>>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Bill Dueber
> Library Systems Programmer
> University of Michigan Library
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