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[bioontology-support] Three things

Alan Ruttenberg alanruttenberg at
Sun Jul 17 07:35:11 PDT 2011

Doesn't appear to me - I don't see the administrative tab.

Do you plan to respond to the other issues I raised?


On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 9:34 AM, Trish Whetzel <whetzel at> wrote:
> Your account "alanruttenberg" is set to manage IAO. The BioPortal PURL is currently set-up to resolve to the visualization of the latest version of the ontology.
> Trish
> On Jul 11, 2011, at 6:58 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> 1) Can you please refrain from showing metrics on existing ontologies
>> that have not updated their metadata, or to include a disclaimer
>> warning that the metrics may not be valid. I have looked now at IAO's
>> page and find once again that the metrics are bogus. I have noted this
>> before and am surprised that no action was taken considering the
>> importance the Bioportal team must give to presenting accurate
>> metrics, not to mention the potential damage to the reputations of the
>> ontology developers who the Bioportal aims to support.
>> 2) Can you include some information on the details page identifying
>> the party able to edit the summary? I don't know what account it is
>> under - I have tried two likely candidates now and neither works - my
>> own "alanruttenberg" and the obi account
>> "". In the case of IAO can you please let
>> me know which account has management ability?
>> 3) Can you clarify what the bioportal PURL is? Apparently it leads to
>> the ability to explore the current version. In that case it should be
>> labeled as such: "Link to visualize" or "Bioportal visualization purl"
>> or somesuch. In addition, the ontology IRI and version IRI (you know,
>> the IRI's that the OWL spec considers normative  -
>> should be given more prominence so as not to mislead.
>> Thanks,
>> Alan
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