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[EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template



Add

sub is_feed { return 0; }

Which will keep it as an export plugin but prevent it being in the list 
of feeds on search and view pages.

On 23/11/2017 11:25, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>
> So! Any ideas how I stop the RSS icon for this feed showing up on 
> browse views? :D
>
> *From:*Andrew Beeken
> *Sent:* 23 November 2017 11:19
> *To:* 'eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk' <eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
> *Subject:* RE: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
> Thanks for all the replies ? changing the RegEx and the date has 
> worked, however there is the issue now that some of our data contains 
> incomplete dates. I?m working on adding in some extra regex checks to 
> pad the dates as necessary and that seems to be effective so far!
>
> I?ve got some other bits to clean up on EPrints before 2018 so you may 
> not have heard the last of me ?(Not a threat, honest!)
>
> *From:*eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk 
> <mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk> 
> [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] *On Behalf Of *Andrew Beeken
> *Sent:* 21 November 2017 20:25
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk 
> <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>; John Salter 
> <j.salter at leeds.ac.uk <mailto:j.salter at leeds.ac.uk>>; Christopher 
> Gutteridge <cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk <mailto:cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
> Thanks for responses guys.
>
> I totally agree that this isn't the correct use for this feed but I'll 
> bite my tongue lest I say something unprofessional ;)
>
> My comment about the date was more that this isn't the date we need, 
> rather than it was incorrect for its purpose.
>
> Of course I'll be implementing this in a unique feed! :)
>
> I'll take a look at suggestions tomorrow and let you know how I get on.
>
> On a related note, I'll be moving off EPrints work at the University 
> as of next January following a reshuffle of staff roles. I'll still be 
> here but my focus will be more on library systems development, so some 
> of us may cross paths again in the future. But thanks to everyone on 
> this list for the help and support over the last few years (and beer 
> for those who I've met in person in places like Dublin and Edinburgh!) 
> I won't pretend I've come away knowing everything about EPrints; the 
> code still baffles me on a number of levels which I find frustrating 
> as someone who has coded for a living for 15 years, but I'm thankful 
> for your patience, especially as I've been working on moving our 
> repository to its new home. I'm not sure who at Lincoln will be 
> replacing me on EPrints duty but whoever it is will get a recommended 
> list of names of people to badger ;)
>
> Once again, a massive thanks, I'll let you know how I get on with this 
> feed.
>
> Andrew
>
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>
> *From:* Christopher Gutteridge <cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk 
> <mailto:cjg at ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 21, 2017 5:01:59 PM
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk 
> <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>; John Salter; Andrew Beeken
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
> Yes, what John said :)
>
> By the way, for some of our sites, we use the normal views feature for 
> this. Every /view/ page can have a .include file. eg.
>
> https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/view/people/bf4af598-26bf-47f4-a0a4-800095a23eb5.html
>
> has a matching
>
> https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/view/people/bf4af598-26bf-47f4-a0a4-800095a23eb5.include 
>
>
> with just the HTML of the main bit in. Handy to include elsewhere.
>
> On 21/11/2017 16:49, John Salter wrote:
>
>     > Both "date" and "datestamp" should be stored in the same format
>     in EPrints:
>
>     Ah, Mr. Gutteridge? ?close, but no cigar! :o)
>
>     The 'date' field normally doesn't include the time component - so
>     the regex
>
>     /^(\d{4})-(\d{2})-(\d{2}) (\d{2}):(\d{2}):(\d{2})$/
>
>     won't match. This should:
>
>     /^(\d{4})-(\d{2})-(\d{2})$/
>
>     **BUT** I'd advise against updating the RSS2 feed to do this.
>     People may be using it in the way it's intended.
>
>     I'd subclass the RSS2 feed - adding your new date sorting method.
>
>     -OR- configure an author browse view, and use the RSS links
>     embedded in them (or pull in the .include version of the view page).
>
>     Cheers,
>
>     John
>
>     *From:*eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>     <mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>[mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk]
>     *On Behalf Of *Christopher Gutteridge
>     *Sent:* 21 November 2017 16:28
>     *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>     <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>; Andrew Beeken
>     <anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk> <mailto:anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk>
>     *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
>     That's the correct behaviour for an RSS feed. I'm guessing the
>     logic of this is that your website has an RSS importer already
>     that makes it the desired route.
>
>     Both "date" and "datestamp" should be stored in the same format in
>     EPrints, so you should just have this:
>
>     my $datestamp = $eprint->get_value( "date" );
>
>     ??????????????????????????????? if( $datestamp =~
>     /^(\d{4})-(\d{2})-(\d{2}) (\d{2}):(\d{2}):(\d{2})$/ )
>
>     ??????????????????????????????? {
>
>     my $time = timelocal( $6, $5, $4, $3, $2-1, $1 );
>
>     $item->appendChild( $session->render_data_element(
>
>     2,
>
>     "pubDate",
>
>     EPrints::Time::rfc822_datetime( $time ) ) );
>
>     }
>
>     So now it's an RSS feed with the dates of the items in the
>     catalogue, rather than of catalogue records.
>
>     On 21/11/2017 16:05, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>
>         Okay, so the goalposts have shifted on this since talking in
>         more detail with our ICT team!
>
>         Basically, our repository feeds our staff directory pages in
>         real time using the available feeds; specifically this feed:
>         http://eprints.lincoln.ac.uk/cgi/exportview/creators/userid/RSS2/userid.xml.
>         I did question why the RSS2 feed was being used and received
>         the answer that this particular feed formats up a
>         ?Description? which can be pulled straight into the staff
>         profiles which are then ordered based on the date on the
>         record. So far, so good, but the issue at hand is those dates.
>         I initially thought the problem was the format that the dates
>         were coming out in and proposed that we include the records
>         pre-formatted citation in the standard XML feed for them.
>
>         However, it now transpires that the date on the RSS2 feed is
>         just plain wrong; it?s using the datestamp, when the record
>         was created, rather than the date that the article, book etc
>         was published, as stored in the date field. For the academics
>         this means that the records on their staff profile are not in
>         publication order. So we come back to the decision ? use the
>         standard XML file and add the citation, or change the RSS2
>         template to use the published date rather than the created
>         date. ICT would prefer the latter so that they don?t have to
>         change the staff directory code.
>
>         I?ve been taking a look at the latter an I think I?ve found
>         the chunk in the RSS2 script that deals with the date:
>
>         my $datestamp = $eprint->get_value( "datestamp" );
>
>         ??????????????????????????????? if( $datestamp =~
>         /^(\d{4})-(\d{2})-(\d{2}) (\d{2}):(\d{2}):(\d{2})$/ )
>
>         ??????????????????????????????? {
>
>         my $time = timelocal( $6, $5, $4, $3, $2-1, $1 );
>
>         $item->appendChild( $session->render_data_element(
>
>         2,
>
>         "pubDate",
>
>         EPrints::Time::rfc822_datetime( $time ) ) );
>
>         ??????????????????????????????? }
>
>         I tried tweaking this to change datestamp to date, however
>         this completely removed the date from the feed. I?m guessing
>         that this is something to do with how the RegEx decides to
>         proceed on the if statement. So I thought I?d see what
>         happened if I just pushed the date straight into the element
>         which? didn?t work?
>
>         $item->appendChild( $session->render_data_element(
>
>         ??????????????? 2,
>
>         ??????????????? "pubDate",
>
>         ??????????????? EPrints::Time::rfc822_datetime(
>         $eprint->get_value( "date" ) ) ) );
>
>         I?m sure there?s obvious reasons for that which I probably
>         can?t see (I always feel code dyslexic when I look at EPrints
>         source for some reason?) Personally I?d prefer to push the
>         citation in a more capable feed than RSS2 but I think I?m
>         going to be at the behest of the Staff Directory here.
>
>         *From:*eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>[mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk]
>         *On Behalf Of *John Salter
>         *Sent:* 21 November 2017 14:53
>         *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>         *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
>         > The XML export just exports all the fields on an object
>
>         Unless that field has
>
>         ????export_as_xml => 0,
>
>         - like the suggestions field does by default?
>
>         What are you trying to achieve with your export?
>
>         Personally, I'd suggest subclassing that plugin, and adding a
>         citation to it that way - as always, TMTOWTDI!
>
>         It depends on how and when you'll be calling the plugin.
>
>         If it's for active, user-generated requests, Adam's method may
>         be more suitable, as the processing is done when a record is
>         saved, rather than when a record is requested.
>
>         Cheers,
>
>         John
>
>         *From:*eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>[mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk]
>         *On Behalf Of *Adam Field
>         *Sent:* 21 November 2017 14:34
>         *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
>         *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
>         Hi Andrew
>
>         The XML export just exports all the fields on an object.? I
>         wouldn?t modify it if I were you.? The simplest way would be
>         to add a new field to your item.
>
>         I?m not sure if virtual fields come out in the XML export, but
>         if they do, adding a virtual field to your object may be the
>         easiest way to do this. Alternatively, use an automatic field
>         and write the citation to it.? See
>
>         https://wiki.eprints.org/w/Training_Video:Virtual_Fieldsand
>         https://wiki.eprints.org/w/Training_Video:Automatic_Fields
>
>         --
>
>         Adam
>
>         *From: *<eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>> on behalf of
>         Andrew Beeken <anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk
>         <mailto:anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk>>
>         *Reply-To: *<eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
>         *Date: *Tuesday, 21 November 2017 14:24
>         *To: *"eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>"
>         <eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
>         <mailto:eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>>
>         *Subject: *[EP-tech] Adding items to EP-XML template
>
>         Hi all,
>
>         Just took a dive into the EPrints XML export template
>         (perl_lib/EPrints/Plugin/Export/XML.pm) to try and add a node
>         for the records citation to it and I can?t see where you would
>         do this? Is there somewhere separate that defines what data it
>         pulls through?
>
>         Cheers in advance!
>
>         Andrew
>
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