Fernando Jerep

Characins enthusiast

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Cyndy Parr: Thanks! Another taxon-specific one needed is to change 'litters' to 'broods' for Aves. Maybe for some Mammalia too, I'd not think of a baby Elephas maximus as 'litter'!
    On spelling variants, I think this is better done by taxon, depending on the region they are from, so just as 'colour' is correct for old world taxa, so is 'color' for new world taxa.
    I'll take a look at promoting / removing items; I couldn't work out how to do it before.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Tiago Falotico commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Bruno Marino: Sim. Estou cuidando da parte dos macacos-prego e alguns outros primatas brasileiros.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Bruno Marino commented on "EOL Curators":

    Há algum brasileiro contribuindo para o site? Seria bom colaboradores em língua portuguesa.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: Michael -- Curators should use the hide link to hide data records that are incorrect (comment explaining will be helpful; the record will be grayed out for curators but not visible to non-curators).

    You can also promote or remove items from the overview tab (for example, if something occurs in a habitat only rarely, that habitat is not a good one for the overview). Also we've already started to think about the need to re-label terms to be more taxon specific -- we'll certainly be looking for input about the best way to do this. As for spelling variants within English, for that we'd have to allow users to set a preference for one or the other.

    almost 3 years ago • edited: almost 3 years ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    "EOL has data for ... traits" Is this new feature editable for curators? There are times where the grouping terms are not appropriate for the taxon concerned, such as 'flower' and 'fruit' for Gymnosperms (should be 'strobili' or 'cones'), or 'color' for European, Australian, etc. taxa (should be 'colour'), and other cases where the datum given is incorrect (e.g. for Pinus albicaulis cones, 'brown' should be 'purple') or is missing and could be added.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    Update: I've just made available a facility for searching EoL for media of a specific type, at http://yanwong.me/EOLimagesearch.cgi. Using it to look for public domain images of beetles throws up a number of cases of bad classification, of which the two I mentioned are just a selection. Have a look at http://yanwong.me/EOLimagesearch.cgi?search=beetles&numberofitems=75&mediatype=images&licence=pd

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    @René Malenfant: Thanks René. I notice that even if the preferred classification is changed, the picture still shows up when, e.g. searching the pages API for beetles (the guitar fish picture, ID 19675473 is about halfway down the results returned from http://eol.org/api/pages/1.0/345.xml?images=75&videos=0&sounds=0&maps=0&text=0&iucn=false&subjects=&licenses=pd . Is there a way of marking the classification as untrusted? Or telling the pages API to only use the preferred classification?

    almost 3 years ago • edited: almost 3 years ago

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    René Malenfant commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: Fixed.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    Why are these http://eol.org/pages/76717/overview http://eol.org/pages/50092/overview listed as beetles?

    almost 3 years ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    Do we have any botanists or naturalists familiar with Cassia grandis? Some of the best photos on this page are not yet trusted: http://eol.org/pages/704140/worklist

    almost 3 years ago

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    Cyndy Parr commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Luis Alessandro Guariento: You'll need to get them into one of the sources we harvest from. For example, a scientific database or Wikipedia. Other ways are to start a Scratchpad (scratchpads.eu, good if you think you'll want to do lots of species) or contribute to http://eolinterns.lifedesks.org/ .

    almost 3 years ago

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    Luis Alessandro Guariento commented on "EOL Curators":

    Hi! I'm an assistant curator, this is my first post here. I've noticed that some species of my interest (Scorpiones) are missing. How can I add new taxa, recently described?

    almost 3 years ago

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    Nathan Wilson commented on "EOL Curators":

    The problem has been fixed. It was a year rollover problem. Thanks for the report!

    almost 3 years ago

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    Nathan Wilson commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: I'm seeing the problem with cropped image as well. Not sure what's going on yet, but we'll look into today.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Jason Sharp: The forums seem to have settled down now. But the newly cropped images (e.g. http://eol.org/data_objects/26844563) are still not showing up. You're right about waiting: I'll see if they've turned up by tomorrow.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jason Sharp commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Yan Wong: Not sure what is going on. Time seems to take care of some of the issues. A bit of lag perhaps.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Jason Sharp: And I've just changed the image crop on http://eol.org/data_objects/26844563 which has resulted in no image showing for this object at all (404 not found for the newly created file). Have the EoL disks run out of space?

    almost 3 years ago

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    Yan Wong commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Jason Sharp: Also new threads created on the forums (http://eol.org/forums) are not showing up: I've just tried to post a few. Something odd's going on.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jason Sharp commented on "EOL Curators":

    And something seems to be going on with the rating system also. It does not seem to be taking any input.

    almost 3 years ago

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    Jason Sharp commented on "EOL Curators":

    All of a sudden, the 'detail' article that I pick to show on the 'front page' will not show up, although in the details it shows it having been chosen. For example, I chose to show the following distribuion article for an Andropogon sp. : http://eol.org/data_objects/14812644

    almost 3 years ago