[rfc-i] suggestion for the RPC

Tony Hansen tony at att.com
Mon Jul 20 00:48:10 PDT 2015


On 7/19/15 5:49 PM, John Levine wrote:
>> Before putting much effort into them, keep in mind that the files in
>> bibxml2 are all over a decade old.  Many (most?) of them refer to
>> standards which have been superseded and which nobody would now cite
>> other than as a historical reference.

It needs care and feeding. A bit of TLC could go a long way.

>> I agree that a feed from IEEE-SA would be nice, and I've looked at how
>> hard it would be to scrape a feed from their web site (hard due to all
>> of the javascript and cookies.)  But we need to do something like that
>> because what's in the library now is not very useful.

I also was looking at their web site feed. If I remember correctly, I
got a long way, but was finally stymied by limits placed on how many
entries would be returned at a time and no way to ask for another block.

    Tony Hansen



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