[DAS2] modification to /type request & response
ed_erwin at affymetrix.com
Mon Apr 11 17:59:52 UTC 2005
Adding the "namespaces" query seems reasonable to me.
But additionally, how about /das/genome/type returning only those types
for which the server actually has some existing annotations, not all the
annotations it "knows" about.
Allen Day wrote:
> Second, making a /type request is, according to the spec, supposed to
> return all types known to the server. If we allow non-sofa-inheriting
> types into the datasource, the result can be a *very* large document.
> I'd like to be able to restrict a /type response to a subset of types
> known by the server, perhaps using the following:
> * /das/genome/type
> returns all types known to the server
> * /das/genome/type?namespace=sofa.ontology
> returns all types known to the server under the "sofa.ontology"
> * /das/genome/type?namespaces
> returns all type namespaces known to the server
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