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Sep 2018
bowbot
@bowbot_twitter
Sep 06 2018 01:16
Is it possible to create an import map to create metadata fields and bypass the manual web UI process? https://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/Configuring_Metadata_Elements
Kehan Harman
@kehh
Sep 06 2018 02:16
@bowbot_twitter I have done something similar by using the import mapping to create a CA installation profile xml based on the fields in the mapping, but it's really hard and brittle. I've been working on a data migration tool for copying from a MySQL database using an import mapping, but that currently doesn't do anything about the field definitions. However it does grumble if the field doesn't exist. Going to open source the migration tool soon (next month or so).
bowbot
@bowbot_twitter
Sep 06 2018 09:38
Thanks! @kehh will watch for it.