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[bioontology-support] [bioontology-info] PURL service

Trish Whetzel whetzel at
Tue Dec 1 13:38:46 PST 2009

Hi Shahim,

There was a word limit for the Justification section. You are now  


On Dec 1, 2009, at 10:57 AM, Shahim Essaid wrote:

> Hello,
> I tried to register at the PURL service located at 
>  but I was getting errors.  I then tried to login using my BioPortal  
> user id 'sessaid' and password thinking that the error is related to  
> the existence of the same user name from my BioPortal account but  
> that didn't work either.  The error is the following:
> Create Failed: undefined (500)
> Warning: Content-Type of results not supported. Trying anyway:
> Error creating new resource: sessaid
> Here are the values for the registration fields:
> Full name: Shahim Essaid
> Affiliation: OHSU
> Email: shahim at
> Password: tempsepass
> Justification:
> I am a medical informatics fellow at OHSU and I am working on an  
> ontology. It is an ontology for GI Endoscopy and I will be adding it  
> to NCBO.  I will be using Google Code for this project and I would  
> like to follow the approach taken by the IAO ontology.  They are  
> using PURL to redirect their ontology URL to a Google Code SVN  
> repository URL.  They are using OBO PURL but I thought that I should  
> use NCBO PURL because my otology will not be an OBO ontology.
> Released versions of this ontology might have a different name/URL  
> but for the time being I can benefit from a PURL service.  The  
> ontology might be abbreviated as GIE with term codes in the form of  
> GIE_...
> I have not used PURL before so I am not sure what to request. I am  
> assuming that I will be giving a URL path where I can control the  
> subpaths using this web interface.
> Best regards,
> Shahim Essaid
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