I'm pretty sure Andrew was (a) completely unaware of anything I'd done, and
(b) looking to match marc-xml as strictly as reasonable.
I also like the array-based rather than hash-based format, but I'm not gonna
go to the mat for it if no one else cares much.
I would like to see ind1 and ind2 get their own fields, though, for easier
use of stuff like jsonpath in json-centric nosql databases.
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> I would just ask why you didn't use Bill Dueber's already existing
> proto-spec, instead of making up your own incomptable one.
> I'd think we could somehow all do the same consistent thing here.
> Since my interest in marc-json is getting as small a package as possible
> for transfer accross the wire, I prefer Bill's approach.
> Houghton,Andrew wrote:
>> From: Houghton,Andrew
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2010 06:59 PM
>>> To: Code for Libraries
>>> Subject: RE: [CODE4LIB] Q: XML2JSON converter
>>> Depending on how much time I get next week I'll talk with the developer
>>> network folks to see what I need to do to put a specification under
>>> their infrastructure
>> I finished documenting our existing use of MARC-JSON. The specification
>> can be found on the OCLC developer network wiki . Since it is a wiki,
>> registered developer network members can edit the specification and I would
>> ask that you refrain from doing so.
>> However, please do use the discussion tab to record issues with the
>> specification or add additional information to existing issues. There are
>> already two open issues on the discussion tab and you can use them as a
>> template for new issues. The first issue is Bill Dueber's request for some
>> sort of versioning and the second issue is whether the specification should
>> specify the flavor of MARC, e.g., marc21, unicode, etc.
>> It is recommended that you place issues on the discussion tab since that
>> will be the official place for documenting and disposing of them. I do
>> monitor this listserve and the OCLC developer network listserve, but I only
>> selectively look at messages on those listserves. If you would like to use
>> this listserve or the OCLC developer network listserve to discuss the
>> MARC-JSON specification, make sure you place MARC-JSON in the subject line,
>> to give me a clue that I *should* look at that message, or directly CC my
>> e-mail address on your post.
>> This message marks the beginning of a two week comment period on the
>> specification which will end on midnight 2010-03-28.
>>  <http://worldcat.org/devnet/wiki/MARC-JSON_Draft_2010-03-11>
>> Thanks, Andy.
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