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From 08/20/2002 to 09/18/2002

09/18/2002

04:52 PM Bug #596 (Resolved): Proposal: make attribute optional in OtherEntityType.
While in the process of documenting eml-entity, I was struck by the fact that
attributeList is required for otherEnt...
David Blankman
12:18 PM Bug #595 (Resolved): DescriptorType
eml-project.xsd has a DescriptorType. Since it is not (?) used anywhere in
this file, I'm guessing it's not used i...
Tim Bergsma
11:51 AM Bug #594 (Resolved): change cardinality for designDescription and studyAreaDescription
In researchProject, it is apparently possible to create any number of
designDescriptions, each of which contain any...
Tim Bergsma

09/16/2002

10:28 AM Bug #592: validation error with xs:anyType
same error occurs in the inline element in physicalDistributionType
reccomended fix is to define the inline element ...
Peter McCartney
10:21 AM Bug #592 (Resolved): validation error with xs:anyType
XML Spy is raising an error in eml-resource in the inline element
"undefined value for type encountered"
changi...
Peter McCartney
09:47 AM Bug #568: accomodation of stateful connection information.
I still think there is some gratuitous complexity here regarding references
i dont see why we would want to enable ...
Peter McCartney
07:46 AM Bug #471: eml spec overview document
I've got David scheduled to work on this and I would like to work on it as well
- perhaps we could chat and divy up ...
James Brunt
12:15 AM Bug #471: eml spec overview document
Moving the spec document milestone to the 2.0.0 release. There are a number of
structural changes that need to be ma...
Chris Jones

09/15/2002

12:34 PM Bug #471: eml spec overview document
Much progress made, but revisions still required for EML 2.0.0. Changing milestone. Matt Jones

09/13/2002

04:01 PM Bug #584: RC1 release preparation tasks
All release prep tasks completed. Ready to build the RC1 release. FIXED. Matt Jones
01:01 AM Bug #584: RC1 release preparation tasks
OK, finished the release task items 1, 2, 3, and 4 in this bug, so the
documentation is largely complete.
Still need...
Matt Jones
03:54 PM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
Actually, the crux of the issue still remains in that xerces seems to be
properly throwing an error if elements that ...
Matt Jones
07:23 AM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
Alas, all is not lost! Matt and I spent a bunch of time yesterday tracking down
exactly what was going wrong with th...
Chad Berkley
05:59 AM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
Now I'm scared. I've been largely ignoring the identifier discussion, probably
because I thought they wouldn't affe...
Tim Bergsma
03:51 PM Bug #484: eml-attribute changes needed
done Chad Berkley
03:49 PM Bug #589: eml-coverage: convert element references to types by defining complex types
Will handle in next release. Matt Jones
08:59 AM Bug #589 (Resolved): eml-coverage: convert element references to types by defining complex types
1) The rest of the eml modules use complex types rather than references to
create reusable content. coverage needs ...
Chris Jones
03:45 PM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
Completed for RC1 release. Reviewed and revised by jones and berkley. Ready to
ship. Thanks James. FIXED.
Matt Jones
10:21 AM Bug #567: create a sample EML2.0 instance document
I added a very simple eml instance document. It could be made more complex in
the future if need be.
Chad Berkley
01:10 AM Bug #588: Remove lineage tags in documentation stylesheets
OK, lineage was removed from the stylesheet so it no longer shows up in the docs
even though the tag is still in the ...
Matt Jones

09/12/2002

04:22 PM Bug #588: Remove lineage tags in documentation stylesheets
I say leave it in for now, but supress it in the style sheets. I think it
could have value in the long run if it's d...
Peter McCartney
03:42 PM Bug #588 (Resolved): Remove lineage tags in documentation stylesheets
There are many incorrect lineage references. In discussions with Matt we
concluded that rather than spending time tr...
David Blankman
04:19 PM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
needless to say, im one of the ones that is not wild about id's being
required. when we agreed on the identifier/ref...
Peter McCartney
01:51 PM Bug #249: Update XSLT stylesheets for EML 2.0 modules
Moving to new milestone for 2.0.0 release. The stylesheets aren't strictly
required for a 2.0.0 release, but they wo...
Matt Jones
01:49 PM Bug #477: referencing complex types is not done consistently
Looking over the schemas, all of these seem to have been fixed now. Marking as
FIXED.
Matt Jones
01:47 PM Bug #485: eml-physical changes needed
Distribution has now been changed in resource and physical. They are
essentially the same now (both include an inlin...
Matt Jones
01:43 PM Bug #491: eml-coverage changes needed
Fixed citation imports so that they now use "cit"CitationType" instead of
incorrectly importing the "cit:citation" el...
Matt Jones
01:28 PM Bug #568: accomodation of stateful connection information.
FIXED. Changes checked into CVS. Although this solution using a "connection"
element is more powerful than a plain ...
Matt Jones

09/11/2002

03:27 PM Bug #544: issues about storageType and attributeDomain
made the default of unit "undefined". made attributeDomain optional but I put
in the docs that if the element is omi...
Chad Berkley
02:57 PM Bug #544: issues about storageType and attributeDomain
Chad -- can you handle these fixes for this bug? You're pretty familiar with
the issues and the proposed solution, a...
Matt Jones
12:23 PM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
I think the solution you propose sounds simple enough. I don't see required id
fields as being a big issue, although...
Chad Berkley
11:51 AM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
OK, here's the deal as far as I can tell with the key validity problems. These
surfaced when we upgraded Xerces, whic...
Matt Jones
09:40 AM Bug #568: accomodation of stateful connection information.
Im happy with the connection/connectionDef solution, especially if it can be
simplified as ive suggested here. Im re...
Peter McCartney
09:37 AM Bug #489: eml-protocol changes needed
eml-method was created with a procedureType complex type. this is imported into
em-protocol and is extended within e...
Peter McCartney

09/10/2002

03:08 PM Bug #567: create a sample EML2.0 instance document
we created a bunch of eml instances (one for each module with a root element).
They are in the 'test' directory and ...
Chad Berkley
10:20 AM Bug #586: resolve validation problem with missing keys
I think this is also the reason why we're having problems with Stylus Studio
which is based on xerces. It reports a ...
Peter McCartney
10:17 AM Bug #586 (Resolved): resolve validation problem with missing keys
The new xerces reports a validation error for the "eml" module using ant test.
This seems to be because keys are de...
Matt Jones

09/09/2002

01:18 PM Bug #482: eml-dataset changes needed
Ok, im going to close this bug as fixed since there is a clear point after
Matt's entry (#5) where the only remainin...
Peter McCartney
10:59 AM Bug #568: accomodation of stateful connection information.
Ive reviewed the edits Matt made to distribution in response to fridays
discussion on distribution. It struck me that...
Peter McCartney
10:44 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
you can put any docbook inline elements into those question and answers. See
http://www.docbook.org/tdg/en/html/docb...
Chad Berkley
10:26 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
Chad, this looks great. Being not familiar with Docbook can you tell me how to
insert sectioning into the QandA feature?
James Brunt
10:17 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I changed the format of the xml in the faq to docbook, then I changed the
build.xml file to use the docbook xsl style...
Chad Berkley
02:52 AM Bug #584: RC1 release preparation tasks
This bug is used to track minor administrative tasks that must be completed for
the RC1 EML release.
Also need to ...
Matt Jones
02:48 AM Bug #496: copyright changes needed
Checked all file sin the root of EML and updated their copyright statements.
DONE. Need to be sure that any future ...
Matt Jones
02:05 AM Bug #544: issues about storageType and attributeDomain
OK, we reached a decision on the conference call. Create a unit "undefined"
that is the default for the "unit" field...
Matt Jones
02:03 AM Bug #558: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
RESOLVED FIXED. TextType incorporated into all modules that used to contain
"paragraph" elements.
Matt Jones

09/06/2002

03:56 PM Bug #585 (Closed): internationalization needed in EML
We need ot investigate possible internationalizing EML. Maybe by using enabling
the use of 'lang' attributes.
Chad Berkley
03:36 PM Bug #584 (Resolved): RC1 release preparation tasks
Need to regenerate all png images for the RC1 release. Matt Jones
03:28 PM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
Presentation type added back in as requested. Changes for literature are now
complete. Marking bug RESOLVED FIXED.
Matt Jones

09/05/2002

04:40 PM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
James -- I'll develop an XSLT stylesheet to produce XML from your faq that can
be linked into the EML docs. I agree ...
Matt Jones
01:58 PM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I've checked the first real draft into cvs for comments, formatting, additions,
etc. I'm hoping someone will take on ...
James Brunt
04:34 PM Bug #544: issues about storageType and attributeDomain
Note from conference call:
some people think unit and attributeDomain should be optional, or that we need a
good def...
Matt Jones
04:30 PM Bug #558: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
OK, looks like people are pretty happy with TextType as it is, given that method
will be changed to accomodate the re...
Matt Jones
04:25 PM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
OK, undid my epiphany. ResourceGroup is back as a child of CitationType.
Still need to create a "Presentation" type...
Matt Jones

09/04/2002

05:17 PM Bug #484: eml-attribute changes needed
In responding to a request from Chad to provide a sample metadata file from our
Xylographa tool, im finding a number...
Peter McCartney

09/03/2002

11:38 AM Bug #556: change namespaces to include ecoinformatics.org
done Chad Berkley
11:37 AM Bug #579: eml-docbook.xml doesn't validate
fixed the errors that were causing eml-docbook.xml not to validate. there were
just a few minor things like missing ...
Chad Berkley
08:53 AM Bug #482: eml-dataset changes needed
This comment is just a change to stop the automatic "needs attention" email.
The only aspect of this that directly ...
Peter McCartney
07:55 AM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed

I'm trying hard to follow this bug's issues, but I'm struggling.
Running diffs on eml-literature.xsd 1.32 against 1...
Scott Chapal

09/02/2002

10:29 AM Bug #544: issues about storageType and attributeDomain
Thanks for the comments on these data typing issues, Dan. There are two
distinct issues you raised, which I will add...
Matt Jones
09:20 AM Bug #482: eml-dataset changes needed
Reassigning to Peter because he is handling the eml-protocol changes. I think
this is already done in his PROPOSED_C...
Matt Jones
09:16 AM Bug #539: eml dataTable
Added two new optional fields, <alternateIdentifier> and <additionalInfo>. I
chose the name for the latter based on ...
Matt Jones

08/31/2002

05:54 PM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
Thanks for the comments. I had not realized the technical implications of my
epiphany, so I'll change it back to the...
Matt Jones

08/30/2002

04:06 PM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
re: technical items.
So how do i cite a paper or poster presented at xxth annual meeting of the
Ecological Socient...
Peter McCartney
02:37 PM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
Completed revisions to eml-literature. Here's a review of what I did (there's a
special surprise at the end :)...
a...
Matt Jones
08:26 AM Bug #492: eml-literature changes needed
I agreed to handle this during the last conference call, so I'm reassigning the
bug to myself.
Matt Jones
11:10 AM Bug #566: change how eml.xsd imports resource modules
Changes were made and checked into cvs Peter McCartney
07:39 AM Bug #566: change how eml.xsd imports resource modules
I'm pretty sure this is already completed by Peter, so I am assigning it to him
to close out the bug if in fact the n...
Matt Jones
10:55 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I've added some more text and formatted the document. I've got a lot of editing
and polishing and some more answers t...
James Brunt
08:10 AM Bug #563: using xs:ID for id and packageId requires alpha character
No comments have surfaced on the change from xs:ID to xs:string for the
datatypes of our id attributes, so I am marki...
Matt Jones
08:07 AM Bug #486: eml-constraint changes needed
Fixed spelling issues. RESOLVED FIXED. Matt Jones

08/29/2002

11:44 AM Bug #579: eml-docbook.xml doesn't validate
attached is the error message from xerxes. David Blankman
11:42 AM Bug #579 (Resolved): eml-docbook.xml doesn't validate
The docbook eml-docbook.xml produced by running ant docbook does not validate. David Blankman

08/27/2002

09:56 AM Bug #365: Eml documentation for Seminars & LTER sites
Now that EML 2 is close to release, I can continue with this project. Since i
will be working one-on-one with LTER in...
David Blankman
08:13 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I would appreciate suggestions on the formatting. I have this homegrown one that
Matt did that I can modify to have s...
James Brunt

08/26/2002

02:59 PM Bug #558: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
Tim, so I looked over your suggestions. Good overview. Thanks. Here's my
take... Either we can go simple and inclu...
Matt Jones
01:50 PM Bug #558: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
*** Bug 557 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Matt Jones
01:50 PM Bug #557: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
Resolving as duplicate, looks like I entered it twice accidentally.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5...
Matt Jones
10:44 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
James -- excellent start. I read it over and all of the questions are great.
The answers are good too :) Some of ...
Matt Jones
10:27 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I've added another page of questions from my yellow pad and some more answers.
Still unedited for the most part. Sinc...
James Brunt
09:12 AM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
OK, but remember you asked for it - I'm still working from my yellow pad notes
and I haven't formatted it in XML yet ...
James Brunt

08/22/2002

02:47 PM Bug #556: change namespaces to include ecoinformatics.org
ok. That's fine. I've changed it to eml://ecoinformatics.org/modulename Chad Berkley
02:36 PM Bug #556: change namespaces to include ecoinformatics.org
I think a more traditional format would be something like this:
eml://ecoinformatics.org/modulename
This would put ...
Matt Jones
02:18 PM Bug #556: change namespaces to include ecoinformatics.org
I changed the namespaces to be ecoinformatics.org:eml:modulename. I'm not sure
if this is kosher or not. I looked a...
Chad Berkley
08:06 AM Bug #556: change namespaces to include ecoinformatics.org
We agreed to this change in the conference call on 8/21/02. Chad is going to do
this.
Chad Berkley
10:22 AM Bug #568 (Resolved): accomodation of stateful connection information.
This issue has two distinct, but often confused parts.
1) is it adequate to rely on an external convention (URL) ...
Peter McCartney
08:11 AM Bug #567 (Resolved): create a sample EML2.0 instance document
In the 8/21/02 conference call, it was agreed that Chad and Peter would create a
sample instance document of EML tha...
Chad Berkley
08:05 AM Bug #558: paragraph tag needs formatting structure
It was agreed in the conference call on 8/21/02 that Matt and Tim would look
over this issue and post possible soluti...
Chad Berkley
05:44 PM Bug #563: using xs:ID for id and packageId requires alpha character
Changed xs:ID to xs:string in all schema files. This allows numeric values for
the id values. The only down side of...
Matt Jones

08/21/2002

01:56 PM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
Excellent. And thanks. Can you attach what you already have to this bug so that
we can provide feedback? Also, we d...
Matt Jones
01:35 PM Bug #495: create FAQ for EML
I've been working on this and should have a draft ready in a couple of weeks -
I'll call for additional favorite FAQ'...
James Brunt
11:54 AM Bug #566 (Resolved): change how eml.xsd imports resource modules
Change eml.xsd to import resource-level modules as complex types rather than
ref pointers.
Peter McCartney

08/20/2002

03:44 PM Bug #539: eml dataTable
I have no problem with either of these suggestions, and they could be useful.
If nobody objects, I'll go ahead and a...
Matt Jones
03:40 PM Bug #484: eml-attribute changes needed
Regarding precision (issue 8):
I think decimal precision works fine based on the example given. To the nearest
1/4 ...
Matt Jones
01:27 PM Bug #563 (Resolved): using xs:ID for id and packageId requires alpha character
It appears that all id's (id and packageId) must contain an alphabetic character
because we have defined them as xs:...
Matt Jones
 

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