[Koha] Koha 3 and Greenstone

Chris Cormack crc at liblime.com
Wed Apr 25 21:20:48 NZST 2007

On 25/04/2007, at 4:39 PM, Chris Hammond-Thrasher wrote:

> Friends,
> I recently had a guy from UNESCO ask me if future releases of Koha  
> would have “Greenstone-like features”. I think he wants his ILS and  
> his digital library in one single app. I immediately said, “I don’t  
> think so.” But then I thought, zebra is a pretty powerful text  
> indexing engine and most of the files in my digital library are  
> text pdfs (they have been OCRed). Is there some potential to use  
> koha3/zebra as a greenstone replacement?
Hi Chris

No I dont think so, there are lots and lots of very capable digital  
library systems. Greenstone, Kete, Keystone etc. I think work  
allowing for easy integration of Koha with a digital library system  
would be a far more productive use of resources.

Chris Cormack                            chris.cormack at liblime.com
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