[API-users] Crawling paused and new taxonomic backbone
peter.desmet.work at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 13:32:14 CEST 2016
Awesome! Couldn't come at a better time.
On 14 April 2016 at 12:24, Eduardo Dalcin <edalcin at jbrj.org> wrote:
> 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>
>> 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
>> 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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