[IPT] IPT 1.0b.8 online
j.holetschek at bgbm.org
Wed Mar 18 10:02:57 CET 2009
Hi Markus et al,
pressing the "publish" button for a data resource doesn't work like in the previous versions, I just get a never ending animation (see screenshot). Is that somehow connected to not being registered yet?
Von: ipt-bounces at lists.gbif.org [mailto:ipt-bounces at lists.gbif.org]Im
Auftrag von "Markus Döring (GBIF)"
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 18. März 2009 09:20
An: Burke Chih-Jen Ko
Cc: ipt at lists.gbif.org
Betreff: Re: [IPT] IPT 1.0b.8 online
Burke, you dont have to register,but you can if you like to try the
The registry connected is a test one until the real release, so you
dont harm anyone, just go ahead and register anything you want. The
functionality of the registry is still being updated, not all email
notifications for example might work right now, in particular the
resend password link (which you need to use an existing organisation
without knowing its password).
Once you have selected an existing or registered a new organisation,
publishing a resource also registers it with GBIF and updates its
metadata in the registry (not fully working in the current registry
version). A resource therefore has 3 states:
- private/draft: this is the default for new resources. Its neither
registered nor should it be visible in the public portal part of the IPT
- public/modified: the resource is intended to be public, its present
in the IPT portal and if all goes well and your settings allow to, its
also registered with GBIF. The resource metadata is modified though
and differes from a) GBIFs registry metadata or b) the versioned EML
document which is generated each time you press publish (actually also
the geoserver WFS/WMS services have their own metadata which is out of
date then too)
- public/clean: same as above, but the metadata in the registry/
EML&geoserver should reflect your latest state
Does this clarify the registry integration?
On Mar 18, 2009, at 3:59, Burke Chih-Jen Ko wrote:
> Dear Markus,
> Thank GBIF team for this brilliant work!
> A question:
> Now in Admin->settings->Organisation,
> Must we register to test IPT?
> In the publishing box, does the "private, not registered" mean the
> same thing?
> Best regards,
> Taiwan Biodiversity Information Facility, TaiBIF
> Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
> No. 128, Sec 2, Academia Rd., Nangang District
> Taipei 115, Taiwan
> Tel: +886+2+27899621 ext.220
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