Some document-ids of Priority Claims lack doc-number

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Chris Every
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Some document-ids of Priority Claims lack doc-number

Post by Chris Every » Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:05 pm

As an example, when fetching the family for
http://ops.epo.org/3.1/rest-services/family/publication/docdb/US.2003082717.*

You can see right at the top that a priority-claim with an invalid document-id is returned. It is invalid as the doc-number is missing:

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        "priority-claim":         {
          "@kind": "national",
          "document-id": {"@document-id-type": "epodoc"}
        }
But according to version 1.2.7 (see page 25-26) of your documentation that doc-number is the only mandatory field in the type document-id.

Should we adapt our test and code so that this field is not treated as mandatory any-more?


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Re: Some document-ids of Priority Claims lack doc-number

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:42 pm

Dear user,

As you could see when you get the server reply, this was truncated family and that means that you've only getting first 700 families. Since this is truncated family, system will only give you document numbers and relevant dates, but priority picture will stay incomplete.

Kind regards,

OPS support


Chris Every
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Re: Some document-ids of Priority Claims lack doc-number

Post by Chris Every » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:29 pm

Thank you for the reply.


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