[humanities-dev] Letters data into Textus
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Feb 15 20:01:17 GMT 2012
On 15 February 2012 19:56, iain emsley <iain_emsley at austgate.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm reposting this to the list as per a conversation with Rufus.
> Rufus: I may have misunderstood one of the many conversations that flew
> about but is there a plan to possibly write some sort of Drupal /
> Wordpress plugin to pull out certain datasets along the lines of the
> Datahub plugin which is on drupal.org? If so, I _should_ have some time
> to help out on a Drupal one in a few weeks after I've cleared the decks
> on some other projects.
Not sure I'm getting the relationship with the DataHub here. Is this
still related to OpenCorrespondence or something completely different?
> On Wed, 2012-02-15 at 19:43 +0000, Rufus Pollock wrote:
>> > Hi Tom,
>> > I thought I'd strike whilst I remember.
>> > Having spent the afternoon porting the Open Correspondence data into
>> > Bibserver, I've come around to idea that it ought to live in Textus.
>> > Which is where I think it was being pushed going by recent
>> > conversations.
>> > I have around a thousand of Dickens's letters in XML format (author,
>> > data, correspondent, letter text, place (of letter origin), and
>> > salutation) and have written a conversion into JSON. Could you let me
>> > know what the Textus JSON format is so that I can run the conversion and
>> > also get rid of the unnecessary data.
>> > Many thanks in advance for your help and time.
>> > Yours,
>> > Iain
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