Icecat the open catalog

setup questions
Hi all,

I'm working on setting up open icecat for testing prposes before we purchase full ice cat.

Early days so far, first of all i had to find a php 4 parser that worked. I've now managed to input the categories.xml file into our database. Will do the same with the product index file and then the products, as well as some of the matching files in time.

The products index file won't parse due to the tag "files.index" the "." in the tag name breaks it and it doesn't recognise the tag.

Also i'd be interested to know with method your all using for fetching product info. Do you download the xml files and input them into your database on a daily basis, or are you fetching and displaying the xml file on the fly by reference to the stored index file in a database?

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