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Captcha for Posts

The user community has been complaining about excessive use of Captcha, which we had put in to reduce spam postings.  The general feeling is that the cure is worse than the disease.

As an experiment, we have turned off Captchas for everything except user registration.

Please keep an eye out for potential spam.  If spam start showing up, we will have to come up with Plan B (e.g., Mollom, or re-enable Captchas (yuck)).

Some background material for Semantic Web topics for Architecture Conference Call Feb 28

Peter Li has asked me to talk a bit about my proposal to use semantic web technologies within the OSEHRA efforts on the Architecture call Tues Feb 28.  This is a continuation of the comments at

The basic idea is to create a repository of all the elements required to define a VistA instance in a format that can be queried and manipulated with semantic web technology.  This consists of:

RE: AWG Telecom 4:00PM today (Tuesday) cancelled, due to HIMSS

CANCELLED DUE TO HIMSS From: Stephen Hufnagel [] Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:11 PM To: '' Subject: AWG Telecom 4:00PM today (Tuesday) Webex REGISTERATION: Weekly Open-Source EHR - Architecture Work Group (AWG) Telecom February 14, 2012 OSEHRA AWG AGENDA-MINUTES Last Updated 11am, 14-Feb-12 DATE & TIME: Every Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT 14Feb-to-26Jun 2012 REGISTER at: (NEW: accommodates 100)

Next OSEHRA Certification Teleconference: Tuesday, February 21st

The next Certification Working Group meeting will take place

Tuesday February 21st at 1:00PM EST

At the request of some of the attendees, we will use GoToMeeting for these session.

Please use the following link:


You will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.

Or, you may select Use Telephone after joining the Webinar.

VistA-FOIA(UTF-8) database integrity error resolution

Initially I tried by following the Osehra instruction, and then I and David tried together to install utf-8 routines. And we ran into certain problems which we would like to share so that Osehra team can have fixed solution. *mupip create && dse change -f -key_max=1023 -rec=4096* * * the globals installation went successfully but as soon as we tried to check the integrity we found --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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