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Re: [Gnumed-devel] drugref2 in Oscar

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] drugref2 in Oscar
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 14:56:03 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:45:17AM -0800, Jim Busser wrote:

> >>   * subsequently let Canadian DPD data imports persist
> >>     (as imported) in additional tables and added (a python?) DPD
> >>     plugin to supply needed server-side data to the API
> >>     (versioned in the oscar cvs hosted on sourceforge, but
> >>     hosted for the most part on savannah at the above link?)
> > 
> > I am not sure I properly digest what you are saying.
> I believe they previously tried to fit the Canadian data into the original 
> drugref schema (table structures) however it took them all day and I wonder 
> if it would have been any result of not having suitable indexes else some 
> postgres configurational issues.
> Anyhow apparently as a result of that frustration, they decided not to bother 
> putting the Canadian data *inside* the originally-designed drugref tables 
> but, instead, *alongside* the original drugref tables, but *inside* the 
> drugref database.
> However, as a further result, the Canadian content was not being represented 
> in the API so they had to do something in order that the API would be able to 
> deliver desired data via the externally (Oscar) calling XML-RPC.
> At least, that is what I *think* they said :-)

Phrased this way I understand.

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