[API-users] Crawling paused and new taxonomic backbone

Eduardo Dalcin edalcin at jbrj.org
Thu Apr 14 12:24:17 CEST 2016

Brilliant Tim! Thanks!

*Eduardo Dalcin <http://eduardo.dalc.in>*
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On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 7:18 AM, Tim Robertson <trobertson at gbif.org> wrote:

> Dear GBIF API users,
> We are pleased to announce that we are preparing to move a new taxonomic
> backbone into production.
> This is the first revision of the backbone for quite some years, which
> will bring the GBIF backbone up to date with latest data sources, such as
> the Catalogue of Life 2016 (January edition) along with fixes for the many
> issues you have reported since 2013.  You can read more about the backbone
> taxonomy rewriting on
> http://gbif.blogspot.com/2016/04/updating-gbif-backbone.html
> This requires some significant processing within the GBIF.org system as
> we'll be rerunning all quality control routines on all data - this means
> other improvements may also take effect across older data.  While GBIF.org
> will remain operational to users during this time, crawling will be
> paused.  We expect to start this process today, and during next week the
> changes will be visible in production, after which crawling will resume.
> Thank you all for your patience, and providing the data, feedback and
> submitting the issues that have allowed this.
> We'll report here as changes come into effect.
> More soon,
> The GBIF dev team
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