From 11/07/2006 to 12/06/2006


05:35 PM Revision 3109 (metacat): Added changelog for 1.7.0 to readme file. Updated version number in properties.
04:58 PM Revision 3108 (metacat): some quick additions and fixes to the python metacat readme
04:51 PM Revision 3107 (metacat): Initial import of prototype python client library to interact with metacat
04:38 PM Bug #2692 (Resolved): Use .jsp and reduce token usage in skins
The following skins (esa, nrs, obfs, nceas) should be updated to use .jsp and replace use of tokens as much as possib... Matthew Perry
04:31 PM Bug #2691 (Resolved): Update knbweb module to use map
The knbweb module needs to be integrated with our mapbuilder interface. Matthew Perry
04:29 PM Bug #2690 (Resolved): Fully document the spatial option
All aspects of installing, configuring and using the spatial option should be covered in the docs before the release. Matthew Perry
04:27 PM Bug #2689 (Resolved): Upgrade to Geoserver 1.4
The current (12/06/2006) cvs head uses an early beta of geoserver 1.4. Though it works flawlessly for our purposes, i... Matthew Perry
04:25 PM Bug #2548: Architecture for filtering features from WMS requests
Though this won't be fully implemented, it's important to have the basic architecture in place before the first relea... Matthew Perry
04:21 PM Bug #2670: Test Metacat version with updates does not link to the "create a new account" form
The knb skins included with metacat are not the official skins deployed on the knb website. The knbweb module contain... Matthew Perry
04:14 PM Bug #2370: add query and display support for BDP/FGDC metadata
An additional note: Since FGDC (and all non-EML documents) do not contain access constraints, there needs to be an ea... Matthew Perry
04:09 PM Bug #2511: Include an optional spatial dataset package
The high availability of WMS services precludes the need to distribute the raw geospatial datasets. For those with sl... Matthew Perry


03:14 PM Revision 3106 (metacat): Changes to map layout and skins according to input from Callie and Matt


05:50 PM Revision 3105 (metacat): Removed tomcat 3 support
05:40 PM Revision 3104 (metacat): Merged the spatial web.xml.combined into the default web.xml.tomcat5


05:44 PM Revision 3103 (metacat): minor changes to khtml detection stategy
05:26 PM Bug #2669: Mapbuilder incompatible w/ Safari, Opera
Added a javascript detection mechanism to the mapbuilder load sequence to detect the browser and redirect the user to... Matthew Perry
05:25 PM Revision 3102 (metacat): safari/opera detection for interactive map. Users of non xslt-compliant browsers will be redirected to an error page.
05:04 PM Bug #2554: Store the spatial data cache outside servlet context
An alternative solution was implemented: once the initial spatial harvest is completed, the "regenerateCacheOnRestart... Matthew Perry


03:25 PM Revision 3101 (metacat): Changing initial configured status back to false
01:47 PM Revision 3100 (metacat): Set configured to false initially. Include notification in configure process that geoserver password needs to be changed plus instructions on how to do so


12:32 AM Revision 3099 (metacat): Updated MetaCatServlet so that it supports a web-based interface for configuring its own properties the first time it is run (determined by the property "configured" being set to false). Which properties are exposed in the web interface is determined by the list of properties in the '' file. This file is managed by the new OptionsMetadata class in the utilities module, and provides information that allows metacat to build a human-readable configuration page for the properties. Still need to finish filling out the information in for the rest of the properties that we want to be editable. This autoconfiguration process is the first step towards building a turnkey installer for metacat.
Note: you need to remove the lib/utilities.jar file from your metacat workspace, update the utilities module, and the... Matt Jones


09:29 AM Bug #2675 (Resolved): column "infinity" does not exist
When uploading certain xml files to metacat via the ecogrid, I get a message that says:
ERROR: column "infi...
Chad Berkley


06:11 PM Revision 3098 (metacat): Ensure that spatial operations are only triggered when runSpatialOption is set to true.
05:02 PM Revision 3097 (metacat): Initial import of interactive map components for the following skins: esa, knb2, knp, obfs, nceas, nrs


03:36 PM Revision 3096 (metacat): restored original styles to knp-specific layers


01:44 PM Revision 3095 (metacat): I've added new properties called "styled-shared-path" and
"style-shared-relpath" that represent the directory in
$METACAT_HOME/lib/style/shared. This directory contains share...
Chris Jones
01:37 PM Revision 3094 (metacat): I'm adding a set of EML XSL stylesheets that are separate but similar to those
found in the lib/style/common directory. I have created a directory called
'shared' (in libstyle) and put these modi...
Chris Jones
01:27 PM Revision 3093 (metacat): I'm adding the two html templates from the OBFS skin developed by Matt Jones.
These were used as reference files in the PISCO skin. Chris Jones
01:25 PM Revision 3092 (metacat): I'm adding the two jsp files that originated in the KNB skin developed
by Matthew Brooke, modified for the PISCO skin. Chris Jones
01:23 PM Revision 3091 (metacat): I'm adding the PISCO-specific XSL stylesheets used to transform EML documents to PISCO web pages. Notice that resultset.xsl is now in this templates directory, rather than in lib/style/common since it has PISCO-specific styling.
Chris Jones
01:20 PM Revision 3090 (metacat): I'm adding in a number of supporting image files that make up the PISCO header, navigation bar, and footer sections of the styled web pages.
Chris Jones
01:17 PM Revision 3089 (metacat): I'm adding the legacy PISCO skin to metacat as a starting point to doing CSS-based XSL styling of XML documents in the data catalog. These files were based off of the OBFS and KNB skins.
Chris Jones
09:51 AM Revision 3088 (metacat): Removed the hadcoded servlet context and instead get it from the HTTP request to allow the config files to be installed in any context.
Matt Jones
05:15 PM Revision 3087 (metacat): Updated mapbuilder interface with some cosmetic changes, the demis world map wms layer, removed faulty scalebar, added named regions from morpho to the location dropdown.


01:48 PM Bug #2670 (Resolved): Test Metacat version with updates does not link to the "create a new account" form
This is not a bug for the production version of Metacat(1.6.0). The "Head" version of Metacat does not links to the f... Callie Bowdish
11:48 AM Bug #2669 (Resolved): Mapbuilder incompatible w/ Safari, Opera
Mapbuilder, our current web mapping client, uses the browser to do XSLT transforms on the client side. A number of br... Matthew Perry
06:58 PM Revision 3086 (metacat): Beta version of openalayers wms interface
06:34 PM Revision 3085 (metacat): Beta version of openalayers wms interface


08:47 AM Revision 3084 (metacat): Removed useless mapbuilder ppts which may have viruses


01:55 AM Revision 3083 (metacat): Modified the configuration classes to allow configuration through the web interface of all of the properties set in the file. The layout of this form still needs work, in particular because java.util.Properties does not maintain any order for the properties, nor does it allow for metadata about each property to be set and saved in the file. We can probably overcome this by creating a shadow file that lists all of the options and their metadata (such as grouping, controlled values, etc).
Matt Jones


09:57 AM Bug #2380: returnfield system needs to implement more xpath
this is a duplicate of another ecogrid bug. the query statement in sid's comment does not do what the query statemen... Chad Berkley
03:48 AM Revision 3082 (metacat): Renamed method.
Matt Jones
03:45 AM Revision 3081 (metacat): Began work on a web interface for configuring metacat at runtime. This system
checks the 'configured' property when metacat starts up. If configured=false, then
it loads an HTML form containing ...
Matt Jones


11:30 AM Revision 3080 (metacat): Eliminated the '@release@' ant tag from the rest of the files. The 'release' property is still used in build.xml for creating releases, but the filter is no longer presnt. Now, when updating the metacat files for a release, you have to set the release version in both the build.xml and the files.
Matt Jones
10:54 AM Revision 3079 (metacat): Eliminated unneeded log information in source code file.
Matt Jones
10:51 AM Revision 3078 (metacat): Eliminated the MetacatUtil.printMessage() method in favor of using the Log4J debugging methods.
Matt Jones
10:25 AM Revision 3077 (metacat): Removed the @release@ ant token from all files in 'src'.
Matt Jones
11:39 PM Bug #2566: need to set filename for download files
Also note that some clients, for example Morpho, use pretty meaningless filenames when uploading data. When Morpho i... Matt Jones
11:27 PM Bug #2566: need to set filename for download files
Partial fix checked in, definitely an improvement. Changed the filename that is used when data files are downloaded ... Matt Jones
11:22 PM Revision 3076 (metacat): Changed the filename that is used when data files are downloaded and when XML files are downloaded in XML format. Now, data files use the format "docid-docname". See bug #2566.
Matt Jones
04:08 PM Revision 3075 (metacat): initial import of html versions of spatial option documentation
04:06 PM Revision 3074 (metacat): initial import of html versions of spatial option documentation


03:49 PM Revision 3073 (metacat): Only run spatial cache regeneration once. Plus some fixes to spatial_query action api.


03:17 PM Bug #2648 (Resolved): Update broken LTER link in web templates
All instances of the following LTER link in metacat's web templates:
Duane Costa
03:11 PM Bug #2647 (Resolved): ESA registry doesn't have LTER in login dropdown menu
The ESA data registry login page
does not include LTER in t...
Will Tyburczy
09:15 AM Bug #2646 (Closed): allow eml to specify any valid user as access constraint
Currently EML defines a flexible access control language that targets setting access rights for particular users and ... Matt Jones

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