[LibX] can we change the edition ID
weilin at hulmail.harvard.edu
Wed Oct 28 07:59:47 PDT 2009
we have a libX edition, it has "harvard" as the edition id. It is used for searching our Aleph classic catalog from Exlibirs.
We now have a new catalog from Aquabrowser (the data in Aleph and Acquabrowser are basically the same, the interfaces very different) and I built a new libX edition for the Acquabrowser catalog, it is not live yet, it has "E250AAF1" as the edition id. I thought I could change it to something meaningful.
I was thinking about putting these two catalogs in one libX edition, but it is hard to decide the autolinking goes to the old or new catalog, they both have supporters.
On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:42:57 -0400, Godmar Back wrote
> No, you can't change it - and you do not want to do that!
> Users will pick up updates only for the edition they have installed. If you start a new line with a new edition id, you'll lose all of your users!
> May I ask what prompted you to change the id - there should be no need for it. You can make all changes in your test revision.
> - Godmar
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Victoria Lin <weilin at hulmail.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi I built a new libX edition, it has the system assigned edition id, I wonder
> if I can change the edition id to something meaning? thanks
> Victoria Lin
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