Patrick Leary

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    @Hamid Nourashraf: Hi Hamid, we usually have a dump file with all of our name and hierarchy information available. But unfortunately, this service is down right now because we are in the middle of moving our servers to a new location. If you can work with a slightly out of date version, there's one here from February: http://s.si.edu/1DP05dj

    6 days ago

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    Hamid Nourashraf commented on "Animalia":

    Hi. Is there any way to extract a list of taxa indexed in EOL?

    6 days ago

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    Hamid Nourashraf commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    Is it possible to get the name of all species indexed in eol? I have searched in the API page but could not find anything. I have some books ocr-scanned and like to annotate name of species if any

    7 days ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Katja Schulz: Hmm, I wouldn't want to do this per-image, as there may be many more like this. I guess one possibility is to change the identifier that EoL uses, e.g. by appending the upload date of the file. But that would mean changing all the wikimedia identifiers, hence redownloading all the wikimedia images (gulp).

    19 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: The problem here may be that the identifier and the image URL have not changed. When an image has the exact same identifier and exact same URL, our harvester assumes that we already have that image. It then just looks at the metadata to see what has changed. Is there anything we could do to change the identifier or url for this image on Wikimedia Commons to force an update?

    20 days ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    Any idea why http://eol.org/data_objects/32443423 hasn't been reharvested with the corrected map? I see the harvest ran yesterday, so I would have thought it should have gone through.

    20 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: Hm, appears to be a problem with the Catalogue of Life China hierarchy. We'll look into it.

    23 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

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    23 days ago • deleted: 22 days ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    Not sure the best collection to flag this up, but there's something odd going on with virus names, e.g. HIV-1 is listed as "nodificiency virus 1", and lots of others are missing the first few letters of the name (e.g. "Ectious anemia virus"). See http://eol.org/pages/33005380/overview

    23 days ago

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    Marla Chassels commented on "Panthera tigris":

    the Thai common name for tiger is เสือ (sʉ̌a)

    23 days ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Steve Haddock: sure, hang on and I'll open a thread. Thanks!

    27 days ago

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    Steve Haddock commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Jennifer Hammock: Hi Jennifer. What is the best wait to get the info to you? E-mail?

    28 days ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "EOL Curators":

    Thanks, Steve! I have access to that dataset and can remove the doubtful flagged names if that is your recommendation. And if you have new data sources to suggest, we can also add those.

    **That goes for all of you*** Do you know of a great data source we should be using in TraitBank? Note that we can only host data if permissible according to the terms of use. If you're not sure, point us to it and we can check it out. Also, digital is better than paper and structured databases or tables are better still!

    28 days ago

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    Steve Haddock commented on "EOL Curators":

    I just got the newsletter about TraitBank, which is nice, but there are some inaccuracies. How are traits edited? For "bioluminescence", all of the taxa listed by Herring 1987 are included in TraitBank, but in that paper, the names not in italics are from doubtful reports. A subtle but important point, and those taxa should *not* be listed as bioluminescent. There are also more recent references that include additions to the list of bioluminescent species. Finally it might be good to capture as an attribute which species are bioluminescent due to bacterial symbionts, which is also listed in Herring 1987.

    29 days ago

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    Laurence Roberts commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    @Sompop Kulapalanont: If you are using R the taxize library might be handy - https://github.com/ropensci/taxize

    about 1 month ago

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    Sompop Kulapalanont commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    @Laurence Roberts: Thank you. that's what I thought too now I just download everything with R. then call it later

    about 1 month ago

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    Laurence Roberts commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    @Sompop Kulapalanont: Hey, that is a CORS error. See http://enable-cors.org/ for more info. The EOL server would need to add a header to allow you to request the url via javascript in the browser. Instead of waiting for that to happen, I suggest you pass it through your own server first, i.e. send a request to your own server which then requests the data with curl or similar and passes the data back to the client.

    about 1 month ago

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    Sompop Kulapalanont commented on "EOL API Discussion Group":

    Hi there i try to use javascript to too eol api but it got a problem about access-allow-origin .. any idea? my request api => "http://eol.org/api/pages/1.0/13359261.json?&cache_ttl=10&common_names=true&details=true&images=10&iucn=false&key=96984&licenses=all&maps=2&references=true&sounds=0&subjects=all&synonyms=true&text=10&vetted=0&videos=2"

    about 1 month ago • edited: about 1 month ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Matthew A. Birk: We urgently need to do another ToLWeb harvest, so we can get all of the recent contributions from Dick Young, Michael Vecchione, and collaborators. I'll see if we can get this done within the next few weeks. If you want to help filling gaps in higher level cephalopod pages, you may want to check what's on ToLWeb. All content that is released under a compatible creative commons license should make its way to EOL soon, but we won't be able to import ToLWeb pages that are All Rights Reserved. The license for each page is listed at the bottom, e.g.: http://tolweb.org/Enoploteuthidae/19634#AboutThisPage If you could focus on groups that are either not covered on ToLWeb or have All Rights Reserved pages, that would be great. Thanks for your contributions. Let me know if you need any additional information.

    about 1 month ago