Incomplete search?

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AntonFrolov
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Incomplete search?

Post by AntonFrolov » Thu Jan 30, 2014 3:10 pm

Hi,

I used following queries to get document CH700614:

http://ops.epo.org/3.1/rest-services/pu ... n=CH700614 - found two documents, CH700614 A2 30.09.10 and CH700614 B1 14.06.2013 - OK

http://ops.epo.org/3.1/rest-services/pu ... d=20100930 - found one document, CH700614 A2 30.09.10 - OK

http://ops.epo.org/3.1/rest-services/pu ... d=20130614 - found no documents - NOT OK

Why I can't get document CH700614 B1 14.06.2013 using last query?

Best regards,

Anton.


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Re: Incomplete search?

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:26 am

Dear user,

CQL search in OPS is not really meant for searching documents numbers, but should be used for a keyword search only. Numbers should be searched using number search:
ops.epo.org/3.1/rest-services/published ... .B1/biblio

IIf you don't use full-cycle constituent in "Search*, OPS will always deliver only first document added into database, which is not necessary laid open publication as it happens to be in your example. We do have cases where offices would deliver us B documents first and only afterwords we've received A publications and in such cases B publication would be the only one displayed. This is one more reason why you should not be using CQL search in OPS when you have a patent number. Or if you use it, you must add "full-cycle" option.

Kind regards,
OPS support


AntonFrolov
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Re: Incomplete search?

Post by AntonFrolov » Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:23 am

Оk, we'll always use full-cycle constituent.


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