MMI ORR Status

This page updated: 2015-11-22

Versions:

- MMI ORR Portal - 2.5.7 (201511191533)
- MMI URI Resolver - 2.5.7 (201511201819)

Link: The current version of the MMI Ontology Registry and Repository can be found at https://mmisw.org/

Status: Operational.

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Please note, Internet Explorer is not well supported.

Open issues ordered by priority: Defects | Enhancement requests

 

Noteworthy changes

  • 2015-11-20 - v2.5.7
    • Branding options
    • Easier configuration/installation
    • Improved UI for SPARQL queries (using YASGUI)
    • Several bug fixes

 

  • 2011-05-30
    • Workarounds have been implemented to tackle instability issues in components the ORR depends on (281, 282).
  • 2010-08 – 2011-05
    • ORR should be more robust with respect to multiple concurrent access (287).
    • More efficient on-demand loading of ontology contents for improved user experience (267, 277, 278).
    • Other fixes/enhancements including: 211, 280, 284,
  • 2010-08-27 - First beta deployment of integrated ORR system
    • New voc2skos conversion functionality, including support for hierarchical terms (149, 133)
    • Mapping improvements including metadata association per mapping (166, 169, 248)
    • Some performance improvements (278)
    • Internally, upgrade of some required libraries and triple store server (260, 273)
    • Other fixes/enhancements including: 242, 44, 264, 271, 217, 220.
    • All issues that were tagged beta1.
  • 2010-06-30 1.9.8.alpha (20100630223813)
  • 2009-12-28
    • Named graphs have been enabled for programmatic registration of ontologies (219, 214)
  • 2009-12-17 - Ontology back-end 1.5.0beta3
    • New triple store server integrated and inference re-enabled. Preliminary tests satisfactory (229, 175)
  • 2009-11-30 - MMI ORR portal 1.7.0.alpha
    • Improvements in display of metadata information including clickable links (146)
    • "Remember me on this computer" feature implemented (207)
    • Code for checking UTF-8 charset in submitted ontologies was revised and improved (222, 43)
    • Programmatic direct registration of ontologies implemented (214)
    • Sample code for client applications implemented (65)
    • File upload for new version is now an alternative option besides in-place editing (203)
    • Other issues resolved: 194, 186, 208, 139, 226, 218, 223, 221, 209, 211
  • 2009-11-03 - MMI ORR portal 1.6.0.alpha
    • Several changes incorporated (from interim versions 1.5.0.alpha30)
    • Terms of Use link included (http://marinemetadata.org/orr/tou)
    • New wizards for registering external ontologies and corresponding new versions.
    • Important adjustments to address issues 177 and 99.
    • Bibliographical references now captured (issue 196).
    • Several other improvements
  • 2009-09-18
  • 2009-09-11:
    • General user account management, login, and password reset completed.
  • 2009-09-01:
    • Added "Search" functionality
  • 2009-09-01:
    • Initial version of Web VINE, to create term mappings, now integrated with MMI ORR. A test page has been created for testers.
  • 2009-06-08:
    • Initial version of the new portal has been released today for alpha testing (internal review).
    • Documentation page (this page) has been created with a summary of
      features as a starting point. Not everything is documented yet.
    • Please see the issue tracker.