[ZOOM] Has anyone used ZOOM to send an update holdings request to OCLC.

Aaron Lav asl2 at pobox.com
Thu May 22 15:27:54 CEST 2008


On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 12:52:47PM +0100, Rob Sanderson wrote:
> 
> >  > Here is the structure we are sending in our request:
> >  > 
> >  > ES Struct: PyZ3950.asn1.ExtendedServicesRequest [
> > 
> > Oooohhhhh ...
> > 
> > So you're not using YAZ at all!  OK, you have a non-YAZ client
> > (PyZ3950) talking to a non-YAZ server (OCLC) ... *whew*, we're in the
> > clear :-)  Seriously, one or other is at fault -- you could try using
> > ziffy the packet sniffer to determine which.
> 
> *You're* in the clear, certainly ;)
> 
> Aaron and I tried some ExtendedServices out, but mostly basic ones to a
> Zebra server.  We certainly didn't test the OCLC stuff that you're
> having trouble with, for exactly the same reasons that Mike pointed out
> -- lack of prior art or use cases.
> 
> If there's anything in PyZ that needs fixing, I'm happy to try and help,
> but it was Aaron that did most of the hard work at the ASN level.
> You could try and find him on #code4lib on the Freenode IRC server
> perhaps.

As username asl2, or you can reach me at asl2 at pobox.com.  

If you could email me the test code you're using privately so I can 
reproduce the problem, that'd help.

Sorry about this.

     Aaron (asl2 at pobox.com)




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