OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

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chris199
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OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

Post by chris199 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:35 am

Hello I just recognized that the Version 3.1 of the Ops returns other data than Version 3.2
I wanted to load the images for this Document: "JP S57174692 A"

Version 3.1 returns this:

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<ops:world-patent-data xmlns="http://www.epo.org/exchange" xmlns:ops="http://ops.epo.org" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
    <ops:meta name="elapsed-time" value="23"/>
    <ops:document-inquiry>
        <ops:publication-reference>
            <document-id document-id-type="docdb">
                <country>JP</country>
                <doc-number>S57174692</doc-number>
                <kind>A</kind>
            </document-id>
        </ops:publication-reference>
        <ops:inquiry-result>
            <publication-reference>
                <document-id document-id-type="docdb">
                    <country>JP</country>
                    <doc-number>S57174692</doc-number>
                    <kind>A</kind>
                </document-id>
            </publication-reference>
            <ops:document-instance system="ops.epo.org" number-of-pages="5" desc="FullDocument" link="published-data/images/JP/357174692/A/fullimage">
                <ops:document-format-options>
                    <ops:document-format>application/pdf</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>application/tiff</ops:document-format>
                </ops:document-format-options>
                <ops:document-section name="BIBLIOGRAPHY" start-page="1"/>
                <ops:document-section name="CLAIMS" start-page="1"/>
                <ops:document-section name="DRAWINGS" start-page="4"/>
            </ops:document-instance>
            <ops:document-instance system="ops.epo.org" number-of-pages="2" desc="Drawing" link="published-data/images/JP/357174692/A/thumbnail">
                <ops:document-format-options>
                    <ops:document-format>application/pdf</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>application/tiff</ops:document-format>
                </ops:document-format-options>
                <ops:document-section name="DRAWINGS" start-page="1"/>
            </ops:document-instance>
            <ops:document-instance system="ops.epo.org" number-of-pages="1" desc="JapaneseAbstract" link="published-data/images/JP/357174692/A/abstract-japan">
                <ops:document-format-options>
                    <ops:document-format>application/pdf</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>application/tiff</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>image/jpeg</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>image/png</ops:document-format>
                </ops:document-format-options>
            </ops:document-instance>
        </ops:inquiry-result>
    </ops:document-inquiry>
</ops:world-patent-data>
Version 3.2 returns this:

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="/3.2/style/pub-inquiry.xsl"?>
<ops:world-patent-data xmlns="http://www.epo.org/exchange" xmlns:ops="http://ops.epo.org" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
    <ops:document-inquiry>
        <ops:publication-reference>
            <document-id document-id-type="docdb">
                <country>JP</country>
                <doc-number>S57174692</doc-number>
                <kind>A</kind>
            </document-id>
        </ops:publication-reference>
        <ops:inquiry-result>
            <publication-reference>
                <document-id document-id-type="docdb">
                    <country>JP</country>
                    <doc-number>S57174692</doc-number>
                    <kind>A</kind>
                </document-id>
            </publication-reference>
            <ops:document-instance system="ops.epo.org" number-of-pages="5" desc="FullDocument" link="published-data/images/JP/S57174692/A/fullimage">
                <ops:document-format-options>
                    <ops:document-format>application/pdf</ops:document-format>
                    <ops:document-format>application/tiff</ops:document-format>
                </ops:document-format-options>
                <ops:document-section name="BIBLIOGRAPHY" start-page="1"/>
                <ops:document-section name="CLAIMS" start-page="1"/>
            </ops:document-instance>
        </ops:inquiry-result>
    </ops:document-inquiry>
</ops:world-patent-data>
The Version 3.1 translated the document Number and had more Information. E.g. it had the information that the Drawings start on page 4. With Version 3.2 this information is lost.

Is there some way to get the Information like it was returned in the old Version? For us the Drawing Information is very important.


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Re: OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:50 am

Hi,

Seems that this document is not yet fully loaded in the new system. I have just requested to the team in charge to fix it asap

Thank you for letting us know.

Regards,
OPS support


chris199
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Joined: Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:54 pm

Re: OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

Post by chris199 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:02 pm

Thank you very much.
We encountered this problem for multiple Documents. Especially japanese ones. Perhapse there is some error, because of the "SHOWA" and "HEISEI" years.
If you compare the two XMLs you can see that the 3.1 Version translated the document Number in a number without "S" for the download. The new Version 3.2 doesn't do this.
So perhaps you can check if there isn't a general problem with these ones.


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Re: OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:22 pm

Hi,

I am afraid it’s not that simple:-) but our developers are working on it since a while, this is all due to the database migration and will be fixed soon.


Regards,
OPS support


chris199
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Re: OPS V3.1 returns other data than V3.2

Post by chris199 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:31 pm

Alright :) Thanks for the fast reply.


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