[Koha] biblio vs. biblioitems
simon at katipo.co.nz
Wed Dec 13 13:52:59 NZDT 2000
On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 12:13:02PM +1300, Rosalie Blake said:
> Hi again
> Chris has already answered, but I'll just add the rationale - which
> was that biblio describes the intellectual property. So author title,
> copyright date.
> Then any copies we have of this piece of copyright, whether a large
> print edition, or a hardback or paperback is attached to the biblio
> with the ISBN, publishing info, location in the biblioitem record. If
> we've got two large print copies, they'll share one Biblioitem record,
> and each copy will have its own item record.
At some stage after the table name was well buried in lines of code, we
decided that a better name for biblioitem would be "formats". And you never
know, sometime in the future we may get around to a search and replace and
change it in the code.
Simon Blake simon at katipo.co.nz
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