[Koha] Opinion regarding BZ9438 (acquisition notes)

Galen Charlton gmc at esilibrary.com
Sun Jan 27 17:05:50 NZDT 2013


On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Mathieu Saby
<mathieu.saby at univ-rennes2.fr> wrote:
> Here is a description of the bug :
> When you create a new order in a basket from an existing record , Koha
> search for the field "notes" (300 unimarc, 500 marc21) in the record, and
> copy its content in the "notes" field of the order line.
> But the note in 300/500 fields contains bibliographic information ("contains
> index" etc), whereas "note" field on the ordeline contains information
> regarding the order ("very urgent" etc).
> So the patch breaks the connexion between bibliographic note and acquisition
> note.
> Does everybody agrees with this patch?

I agree with this patch, and think it should be applied unless folks
can give specific examples of vendors or library acquisitions
workflows that put order processing notes in the 300/500 fields of the
bib records.


Galen Charlton
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