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[bioontology-support] concept service in BP

Tania Tudorache tudorache at
Tue Mar 16 21:38:31 PDT 2010

No, the concept service is not the same. A new tag "instances" was 
introduced. Here is an example:

<label>Structure of first web space of foot</label>

Unfortunately this broke the import in iCAT.


On 03/16/2010 09:35 PM, Trish Whetzel wrote:
> Does this mean that the tag <type>, now has an additional value of 
> 'Individual'? There is a new, separate Instance service, but the old 
> Concept/Term service was left the same AFAIK.
> Trish
> On Mar 16, 2010, at 9:30 PM, Tania Tudorache wrote:
>> The concept service has changed signature (added an "instances" tag) 
>> and I did not know about it, so iCAT does not import from BP again :(
>> And this is right when several ICD editors try to create mappings to 
>> Snomed.. They'll have to wait until I upgrade the code to match the 
>> new signature..
>> Sorry if I've missed the announcement... I was watching all the 
>> announcements, but I did not see anything about the concept service.
>> Unrelated: I am not sure whether including all instances in the class 
>> bean is a very good idea. Fortunately not many OWL ontologies have 
>> instances, but the "real" ones that use instances, they usually have 
>> thousands of them.
>> Tania

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