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[EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment



Hi Adam,

"Interesting question.  What's driving this requirement?  Integers are not a finite resource..."

One of our RDM project leaders who doesn't really want to see any gaps in the id sequence. It's not really a functional requirement so I guess its more of a question of how easy is it to do?

I think if it's something that's tricky, as Ian indicated, we'll have to see how important it really is.

Simon.
 
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   1. Re: eprintid reassignment (Field A.N.)
   2.  Files.eprints.org is down? (David Kane)
   3. Re: Files.eprints.org is down? (Timothy Miles-Board)
   4. Re: eprintid reassignment (Simon Jennings)


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Message: 1
Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 12:35:23 +0100
From: "Field A.N." <af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment
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Interesting question.  What's driving this requirement?  Integers are not a finite resource...

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On 11 May 2015, at 11:37, Simon Jennings wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> I was wondering what the possibility might be of reclaiming deleted eprint ids. The eprintid assignment is incremental but due to deletion, and accidentally created records via the new item button, many ids in the sequence can go unused.
> 
> Is it possible to recycle these in some way?
> 
> Many thanks,
> 
> Simon.
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Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 12:05:27 +0000
From: David Kane <DKANE at wit.ie>
Subject: [EP-tech]  Files.eprints.org is down?
To: Eprints Technical <eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
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Hi,


I am trying to get the latest build of EPrints, and the webserver seems to be down.  Is that something on my side only, or are others having trouble with it.


Thanks,


David.


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Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 12:44:20 +0000
From: Timothy Miles-Board <timothy.miles-board at ulcc.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Files.eprints.org is down?
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http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/files.eprints.org

On 11 May 2015 1:13 pm, David Kane <DKANE at wit.ie> wrote:

Hi,


I am trying to get the latest build of EPrints, and the webserver seems to be down.  Is that something on my side only, or are others having trouble with it.


Thanks,


David.


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Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:04 +0100
From: "Simon Jennings" <Simon.Jennings at lshtm.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment
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Thanks Ian,

sounds like I need to do a bit research for that one.
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   1. Re: Auto complete not working for authors (Jacob Wenzel)
   2.  eprintid reassignment (Simon Jennings)
   3. Re: eprintid reassignment (Ian Stuart)


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Message: 1
Date: Sun, 10 May 2015 13:32:47 +0200
From: Jacob Wenzel <jw at energiakademiet.dk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Auto complete not working for authors
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I have the same problem with Eprints 3.3.14 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with 
MySQL 5.5.43.

I made a simple auto complete file for the projects field, that worked 
in Eprints 3.3.12, but broke in 3.3.13. Most others worked, though I 
don't think Journal title has ever worked.

But after upgrading to Eprints 3.3.14 only Title works, like Matheiu wrote.

On 24-03-2015 13:25, Mathieu Perron wrote:
> Hi Alen,
>
> Thank you for your reply!  Don't worry I have a test instance for all this
> :)
>
> My MySQL version is 5.0.95 and I did do the databse upgrade after
> installing the new version.  After some bug fixing my instance is working
> fine (except for one or two missing phrases but I'll get to this soon
> enough).  I can deposit new documents, run searches, etc.  But that damn
> auto complete is working for the title but not for the authors.
>
> I have checked the eprint_creators_name table and all the varchar columns
> have "latin1_swedish_ci" as Collation.  Does it have to be utf8?  From
> what I read utf-8 should work with latin1 collation...
>
> Am I understanding this right?
>
> Thanks for clearing that up!
>
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Message: 2
Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 11:37:10 +0100
From: "Simon Jennings" <Simon.Jennings at lshtm.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech]  eprintid reassignment
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Hi everyone,

I was wondering what the possibility might be of reclaiming deleted eprint ids. The eprintid assignment is incremental but due to deletion, and accidentally created records via the new item button, many ids in the sequence can go unused.

Is it possible to recycle these in some way?

Many thanks,

Simon.
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Date: Mon, 11 May 2015 11:53:07 +0100
From: Ian Stuart <Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: eprintid reassignment
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On 11/05/15 11:37, Simon Jennings wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I was wondering what the possibility might be of reclaiming deleted
> eprint ids. The eprintid assignment is incremental but due to deletion,
> and accidentally created records via the new item button, many ids in
> the sequence can go unused.
>
> Is it possible to recycle these in some way?

With trickery, all things are possible on code.

The challenge is that the eprintid also relates to directory locations 
for documents... which means that when you search for "the next free 
slot", you need to check that the records isn't in use in the database 
(remembering that records can be in a users inbox or in the retired 
buffer too), and that the directory [tree] is not present.

-- 

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Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
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The University of Edinburgh.

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