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[bioontology-support] query by URI
leinfelder at nceas.ucsb.edu
Thu Sep 23 16:19:49 PDT 2010
After quite a bit of trial and error I figured I'd break down and ask about the query webservice (http://www.bioontology.org/wiki/index.php/BioPortal_REST_services#Search_BioPortal)
Let's say I know the entire URI of the concept I'm searching for but I want to find the BioPortal ontologyId that houses that concept...
I've tried using the "Alt Signature" with a URLEncoded** search term, but it returns 0 matches:
Whereas a less-precise search does locate my term ('Kelp' from the OBOE SBC ontology) along with many others:
I'm sure I'm missing some small detail.
Thanks for suggestions,
**I've also tried using the URI Java class to encode my query term as it is very much a proper URI, but this does not change the behavior.
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