[API-users] Reporting bugs/etc with GBIF API?

Scott Chamberlain myrmecocystus at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 23:30:41 CEST 2016

Thanks for the responses on the issues and this response as well Tim.

Totally understand about limited time + lots of issues.

Best, Scott

On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 1:05 PM Tim Robertson <trobertson at gbif.org> wrote:

> Thanks for raising this Scott.
> We do appreciate reminders to help prioritise things.  Please do email
> this list or me directly if you feel things need raised and we’ll do
> whatever we can - the R package is a well used library and we appreciate
> all your contributions greatly!  Simply put, there are just a lot of issues
> and not a lot of developers so sometimes things go for a while before being
> fixed – especially over the summer vacation period.
> I found the 4 issues from you
>    - POR-3125 which we agree is fixed [1] so I closed (a data issue)
>    - POR-3173 which I commented on with what I hope is a better
>    alternative and what you really seek [2]
>    - POR-2809 that I suspect was actually an outage [3]
>    - POR-2847 I’ve asked a colleague to clarify the behaviour [4]
> I hope this helps, and sorry these have gone uncommented for so long.  I
> propose we continue the discussion on the issues directly, and links are
> below for anyone following this thread.
> Thanks,
> Tim
> [1] http://dev.gbif.org/issues/browse/POR-3125
> [2] http://dev.gbif.org/issues/browse/POR-3173
> [3] http://dev.gbif.org/issues/browse/POR-2809
> [4] http://dev.gbif.org/issues/browse/POR-2847
> From: API-users <api-users-bounces at lists.gbif.org> on behalf of Scott
> Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at gmail.com>
> Date: Thursday 1 September 2016 at 21:28
> To: "api-users at lists.gbif.org" <api-users at lists.gbif.org>
> Subject: [API-users] Reporting bugs/etc with GBIF API?
> Hi!
> I just looked over issues I've opened in the GBIF JIRA instance. I noticed
> that none of the 4 received any comments or action as far as I could tell.
> Is there a better place to raise issues with the GBIF API? This mailing
> list? Twitter? A Github repo?
> Thanks!, Scott
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