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[bioontology-support] bug in provisional term update

Paul R Alexander palexander at
Tue Jul 10 10:42:53 PDT 2012


I'm wondering if you could try the same call but put the contents of the 
body in the URL. It looks like there might be a bug preventing us from 
reading information from the body on PUT requests.

Paul R Alexander
Senior Software Engineer
NCBO BioPortal
Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research

On 7/5/12 2:23 PM, Jim Balhoff wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wanted to see if there was any ETA for fixing this bug in the provisional term update service:
> PUT to
> with body (replacing <my_key>):
> apikey=<my_key>&
> results in a 403 error:
> <errorStatus>
>   <accessedResource>/bioportal/provisional</accessedResource>
>   <accessDate>2012-06-22 07:32:15.550 PDT</accessDate>
>   <shortMessage>Forbidden</shortMessage>
>   <longMessage>A valid API key is required to call REST services. Please visit to get your API key.</longMessage>
>   <errorCode>403</errorCode>
> </errorStatus>
> Our project (Phenoscape) would like to start using the provisional term services in our application, so we are eager to have this resolved. Please let me know if I'm not using the service correctly.
> Thanks!
> Jim
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