Tom Brodowski

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    Elza Kala Pap commented on "EOL Curators":

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    25 days ago • deleted: 24 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Elza Kala Pap, Since we don't have a page for this hybrid, you won't be able to add an article for it right now. We would first have to get the taxon from one of our content partners. If you create a page for it in the English Wikipedia, we should get it with our Wikipedia harvest. You could also upload your images through Wikimedia Commons.

    26 days ago

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    Elza Kala Pap commented on "EOL Curators":

    I do not know, How can I write article of Graellsia isabellae x Actias selene(and I want add one picture!I have got!). Please help me! I am very grateful If help me somebody!

    26 days ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: Thanks for your feedback, Michael. I have created a ticket for this issue, but it will probably be a while before it can be addressed.

    about 1 month ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    Can something be done to improve the search result suggestions? At the moment they are, and have been for a very long time, absolutely awful, turning up all the least probable results as the top suggestions, rather than the most probable which usually do not appear at all.

    As an example, I had to type out as far as "chamaecyparis lawson" before the obvious Chamaecyparis lawsoniana appeared in the search suggestions; it did not appear even with "chamaecyparis lawso". The search suggestions were instead completely cluttered with highly improbable suggestions.

    What would help is if accepted names were given higher hit status than non-accepted names, and generic names given higher hit status than species names, so e.g. a seach for 'pinus' will turn up various Pinus spp., higher than Spinus pinus.

    about 1 month ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Kento Furui: We are currently dealing with the aftermath of migrating EOL data and software to new servers. This issue may be related to the migration. It will take us a couple of weeks to get things back to normal. Please check back in a little while and let us know if the problem persists.

    about 1 month ago

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    Kento Furui commented on "EOL Curators":

    API hierarchy_entry returns error when the result json is too big. hierarchy_entry gives the entire list of descendants of a taxon. When this list of descendants is too large, it becomes error. Is there a way around?

    about 1 month ago

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    Kento Furui commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Katja Schulz: Thank you! I'll try that API instead. Is pages API getting fixed any time soon?

    2 months ago

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    2 months ago • deleted: 2 months ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Kento Furui: Sorry about that. Not sure why the IUCN status is missing from the pages API. It's still in the TraitBank API, which you can call using page ids, e.g.: http://eol.org/api/traits/324407 gives you the data for the Aye-aye. Look for "dwc:measurementType":{"rdfs:label":{"en":"conservation status"},"@id":"http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#ConservationStatus"}

    2 months ago

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    Kento Furui commented on "EOL Curators":

    Hi. Please forgive me if this is wrong place to ask. EOL pages API is not returning iucn status. It gives me no data objects for iucn. I have tried it with different taxonIDs. None of them worked. Please help me. Thanks.

    2 months 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).

    3 months 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?

    3 months 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.

    3 months 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.

    3 months ago

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    Katja Schulz commented on "EOL Curators":

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    3 months ago • deleted: 3 months 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

    3 months ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "EOL Curators":

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

    3 months 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?

    3 months ago