[API-users] recordedByID, identifiedByID, IPTs, and API

Matthew Blissett mblissett at gbif.org
Fri Jan 28 17:31:20 UTC 2022

Hi David,

Either the old GBIF namespace or the replacement Darwin Core namespace 
may be used.

Example: https://www.gbif-uat.org/occurrence/3018193458 (using the old 
namespace in the DwC-A).



On 28/01/2022 17:10, Shorthouse, David wrote:
> Folks,
> I note this new change:
> ****************
> 3) The terms Recorded By ID, Identified By ID and Subgenus are now part
> of Darwin Core, and move from a GBIF namespace to the TDWG namespace.
> (The change is visible in meta.xml files of Darwin Core Archive
> downloads, and on verbatim occurrence records.)
> ****************
> What happens if a data provider has either not updated the
> core/extensions in their IPT or are producing a DwC-A on their own? If
> their meta.xml continues to use the GBIF namespace for what will soon
> be a DwC namespace for their mapped recordedByID or identifiedByID
> terms, will the content in these be silently ignored when processed at
> GBIF's end? If this is the case, does GBIF have a mechanism to fan out
> communications to all affected data providers such that they can
> immediately update their IPTs &/or adjust how their meta.xml files are
> produced & then republish their datasets?
> Thanks,
> David Shorthouse
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