On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 06:41:20AM -0800, Bess Sadler wrote:
> +1 from me on this, no surprise. :)
> What if we did a next gen catalog day thing? We could spend the
> morning on solr, which many projects have in common, in the morning,
> and then in the afternoon have sessions that build on top of solr
> (vufind, blacklight, kochief, etc.) We were going to submit a
> proposal for a blacklight pre-conference regardless, but it makes a
> lot of sense to do something more coordinated, and it particularly
> makes sense to ensure that as many people as possible can take
> advantage of Erik's presence and expertise.
Great idea, Bess. Advanced Solr in the morning, including extended
dismax, query weighting, and solrmarc. Then more general NGC stuff in
the afternoon, such as options for pulling data in and pushing it out,
how best to display various collections, etc.