Erwin Gruber

Enthusiast for living creatures

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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!

    4 months 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.

    4 months 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.

    4 months 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.

    4 months 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?

    4 months 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.

    4 months 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.

    4 months 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

    4 months ago

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    Peter Baron commented on "EOL Curators":

    @abdul qayyum: Hello Abdul, My line is tapeworms, not Annelids. If you have an interest in the Platyhelminths let me know.

    4 months ago

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    Scott Loarie commented on "EOL Curators":

    Hi @abdul qayyum let me know if you want to try adding photos to iNaturalist and need any help. I'm not sure the level of worm expertise on the site for ID help, but its worth a shot

    4 months ago

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    Jennifer Hammock commented on "EOL Curators":

    @abdul qayyum: Hi, Abdul! Why don't you try some of them on http://www.inaturalist.org/ if you have locations for where you took the photos, or our flickr group if you don't, and wait for community feedback. The flickr community likes fairly high quality photos; this is less critical on iNaturalist if the organisms are interesting. Both groups would consider your profile icon lovely :) If you don't know the species, you can suggest a high level name, like "Annelid". The communities, especially the iNaturalist folks, can help you with the names.

    4 months ago

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    abdul qayyum commented on "EOL Curators":

    i have pictures of animals and worms mostly but i do not know there name the picture quality is not so good so whether i should add them?

    4 months ago

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    Deniz Martinez commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Michаel Frаnkis: OK thanks. I figured the scientific illustrations were fine (especially BHL ones), but seeing postage stamps and coins is always amusing. :)

    5 months ago

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    Michаel Frаnkis commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Deniz Martinez: Yes, mark them as trusted and visible (assuming they are correctly identified!), but you can give them a low rating (one or two stars), so they appear toward the end of the images list.

    5 months ago

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    Deniz Martinez commented on "EOL Curators":

    I run into a lot of images that are drawings, or even postage stamps...i know that for some rare/extinct species this is all we have, but what is the general protocol for such images when there are plenty of images of live animals? Do I still mark all of them "trusted" and/or "visible"? Thanks.

    5 months ago

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    Deniz Martinez commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Thomas Horn: Cream Wild Indigo (Longbract Indigo), one of the false/wild indigos, which are part of the pea family. They all have that distinctive pealike flower, most species can be easily distinguished by their flower color (blue, yellow, white, and for these, well, cream). I'm more an a zoology person usually, botany is a secondary interest, so of course I double-checked this flower in my field guides and online to make sure I got it right. ;)

    5 months ago • edited: 5 months ago

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    Thomas Horn commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Deniz Martinez: :-) So, the flower we are talking about, what species is it supposedly from ? And what are the key features that distinguish it from related species ?

    6 months ago

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    Deniz Martinez commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Thomas Horn: Ok, I had more time to look up the image review process, and see that is available to full and master curators only...I don't have a worklist tab visible since I am still an assistant curator. (I'm still an undergraduate student, not sure if and when I can apply for full curator just based on my stats here? LOL) But I do know this flower, and those images all look correct to me...

    6 months ago

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    Thomas Horn commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Deniz Martinez: Are you in the worklist ?

    6 months ago

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    Deniz Martinez commented on "EOL Curators":

    @Cyndy Parr: How do I change an image from unreviewed to trusted/untrusted? I can only seem to do this with names. All of the still unreviewed images look like the right flower to me, and I set one as an exemplar.

    6 months ago