[openspending-dev] Fwd: OS to Cubes mapping
stefan.urbanek at gmail.com
Tue May 29 17:38:40 UTC 2012
forwarding an experiment...
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Friedrich Lindenberg <friedrich.lindenberg at okfn.org>
> Date: 29. mája 2012 9:54:22 SELČ
> To: Stefan Urbanek <stefan.urbanek at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: OS to Cubes mapping
> Hey that is incredibly cool. Why don't you re-post to openspending-dev
> and we discuss it there?
> - Friedrich
> On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 12:46 AM, Stefan Urbanek
> <stefan.urbanek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Was not able to go to sleep before I have finished this:
>> Generate model: https://gist.github.com/2821496
>> Get slicer.ini: https://gist.github.com/2821497
>> slicer serve slicer.ini
>> curl "http://localhost/aggregate"
>> * model looks overcomplicated because OS and Cubes have different naming
>> schema (Cubes uses prefix_<cube_name> vs. OS <cube_name>__entries and
>> prefix_<dim_name> vs. <cube_name>__<dim_name>. In Cubes dimensions are
>> shared within model. That is why currently there has to be explicit mapping
>> for every single attribute. See 
>> * "date" is not yet converted (is ignored), as it is too late, fingers are
>> heavy, keyboard soft and screen is dimming in front of me.
>> * cubes introduced new checking for string-cut conversions, that every
>> dimension key has to have form of identifier (alphanumeric and underscore).
>> might work if requested as /report with POST json (see ), not tested. I
>> should probably introduce URL encoding.
>>  http://packages.python.org/cubes/mapping.html
>>  http://packages.python.org/cubes/server.html#reports
>> just wanted to try it :-)
>> let me know if it works or not
>> Stefan Urbanek
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