OPS v 2.6.2. RESTful maintenance release summary

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OPS v 2.6.2. RESTful maintenance release summary

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Tue May 24, 2011 1:13 pm

The following list summarises the changes in OPS RESTful as part of the
new OPS release on 23.05.2011.

Published data service
- Open issues with downloading certain document kinds in PDF have been fixed

Register service
- The output of the register service (rplus.xsd) has changed
- The register response is now wrapped in the element ops:register-
search
that now contains the total-result-count attribute
- Query and range elements were added for both the search and the retrieval service
- Renaming of the application-data and register-data elements to
register-documents and register-document
- Introduction of a date element in the document-id element
- Introduction of sequences in party members (e.g. applicant)
- Citations (references-cited) were added to the output

Classification Service
- Retrieval service now also supports Y02 indexes
- Update of the ECLA output: ops:classification element was renamed to
ops:classification-scheme
- ECLA search service: use the ECLA search service to identify possible interesting ECLA symbols. Searching for keywords in the title and abstract fields of the Espacenet database returns the 10 most frequent ECLA symbols

OPS RESTful web services in AJAX web applications
- Cross domain request support, JSON and JSON-P: please see documentation on "OPS, Cross-Domain Requests Support Version 1.0.0", available on our website.

Please be aware that this is still BETA environment.

Access RESTful OPS v 2.6.2 at: http://ops.epo.org/2.6.2/rest-services

For updated documentation, schemas and WADL file, please go to our OPS website at:http://www.epo.org/searching/free/ops.html

Kind regards,

OPS support


Sego
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Re: OPS v 2.6.2. RESTful maintenance release summary

Post by Sego » Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:51 pm

You forgot to note that the resulting xml of a biblio search has also changed!

The xml node 'ops:search-result' was added!

<ops:world-patent-data>
<ops:biblio-search>
<ops:search-result>
<exchange-documents>

--> found patents <--

</exchange-documents>
<ops:search-result>
<ops:biblio-search>
<ops:world-patent-data>


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Re: OPS v 2.6.2. RESTful maintenance release summary

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:51 pm

Dear user,

Thank you for pointing this out. We will amend our documentation accordingly.

Kind regards,

OPS support


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