Hi Tony, I'm glad that ruby-marc appears to be generally useful.
Another (even simpler) way to do what you want is:
Which, I think, would do the same thing you're doing with MARC::Writer.encode.
If you want to write up a block of text to plop into the README, feel
free to send some me some copy (wholesale edits also welcome).
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Tony Zanella <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> If I may suggest adding to the documentation for the marc gem
> Currently, the documentation gives examples for how to read, create and write
> MARC records.
> The source code also includes an "encode" method in MARC::Writer, which came
> in handy for me when I needed to send an encoded record off to be archived on
> the fly, without writing it to the filesystem.
> That method isn't in the documentation, but it would be nice to see there! It
> could be as simple as:
> # encoding a record
> Thanks for your consideration!