24 April 2017 |
YAML | Metadata |
Franco A. Alvarado
I have organized a large amount of content into a YAML document. This will aid in the contact automation I was talking about before. For the encyclopedia project I am working on, there are topics and entries. The editors relay to me the author’s information and what topic they will be writing about, which I am to cross-reference with a set of three documents.
I have taken these three documents and condensed them into a 19,501 line YAML document. Here is an example of a single topic:
So, like, 3,000 of those.
The routing editor sends me a list of authors and the entries they are contributing to the encyclopedia. I can gather that information into another YAML entry:
I’m pretty new to YAML syntax. I am hoping to group this metadata together and use it to automate the creation of and updates to:
Letters of invitation from the general editor
The master TOC file for each supplement to the encyclopedia