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The new PEAR package File_MARC-0.6.0 (beta) has been released at

Release notes
* Add two flavours of JSON output from File_MARC_Record: toJSON() and toJSONHash()

Package Info
The standard for machine-readable cataloging (MARC) records is documented at This package enables you to read existing MARC records from a file, string, or (using the YAZ extension), from a Z39.50 source. You can also use this package to create new MARC records.

This package is based on the PHP MARC package, originally called "php-marc", that is part of the Emilda Project ( Christoffer Landtman generously agreed to make the "php-marc" code available under the GNU LGPL so it could be used as the basis of this PEAR package.

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