[Koha] :-( and conclusion with cataloguing and acquisition thread
paul.poulain at free.fr
Sat Jan 25 01:41:18 NZDT 2003
Micheas Herman a écrit:
>As someone using koha for a smallish(~30,000 volume) more or less
>private library I would like to belatedly add three extra low priority
>wish list feature requests that I haven't seen discussed:
low priority wishes, maybe, but that's the kind of idea the managers
team always take care of !
> 1. A way to use koha to order from book sellers that we have a
> standing relationship with ( Amazon.com or Powells.com for
> example )
do you mean "electronic orders" here ?
if yes, that's something we already spoke about some months ago. Not
planned at all, anyway.
If funded by a bookseller, could be quickly added :-)
> 2. the opac in xhtml so that someone contemplating an
> acquisition at a book store could see if the book is already in
> the library via internet enabled phone. Having the acquisition
> in xhtml would not help me, because there is no way the book
> will get entered in the catalog until it arrives in the
> library. This is probably not something that larger libraries
> care about, but would be nice for personal libraries.
The 2.0 will include a full-templated koha. This means it will be
possible (and not too hard) to add as many themes as needed. Thus,
anybody could develop a xhtml theme, or even a full-xml theme, or
This is with templates too that we can translate koha in any language
> 3. The ability to add items without a barcode. so that barcodes
> don't have to be set aside for books that have not yet arrived.
> (This may already exist but I'm not aware of it. This would be
> of greater importance if acquisitions was in xhtml and there was
> a chance that someone would add a book from their cell phone.
> But others might find it useful.
strange thing indeed. Does someone else have something like this ?
Don't you misunderstood what means : "patrons should be able to find
biblios without items in the opac, to see that the book will arrive soon
", as i think it's what you ask for ?
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