Re: [Support #163271] dbfetch medlinedb errors when using pubmedxml or medlinexml
On 15 September 2017 at 15:51, Rodrigo Lopez via RT <[hidden email]> wrote:
> On Fri Sep 15 14:48:56 2017, [hidden email] wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Rodrigo Lopez via RT <support at ebi.ac.uk>
> > Date: 5 December 2016 at 16:35
> > Subject: [Support #163271] dbfetch medlinedb errors when using pubmedxml or medlinexml
> > To: carandraug+dev at gmail.com
> > Dear User,
> > Thank you for your feedback. We are aware there is a problem with some formats
> > for MEDLINE in dbfetch. An engineer is looking into this as we speak.
> > Apologies for the inconvenience.
> I was wondering if there's any plan on fixing this issue? We have
> been experiencing the issue since November last year and EBI as
> confirmed the issue to be on dbfetch in December.
> Could you shed me any light on the issue?
> Thank you
> Dear Carne,
> I'm sorry this fell through the cracks. the NIH changes the distribution of the
> Medline data every year and I forgot to assign work after the new distribution
> was completed in early January. I will get someone to look into this. In the
> meantime, EuropePMC has provided a comprehensive API that should provide access
> to these data in XML. Please see: http://europepmc.org/RestfulWebService >
> Kind regards,
Thank you for mentioning the alternative. I was asking as a bioperl
developer, which provides and interface to dbfetch . Since then,
we get reports of it no longer working.
I'm CC'ing the bioperl mailing list to have your answer with an
alternative available to those interested.