[Proteopedia] Question about edits made to 'seed' data on astructure page?

Dan Bolser dan.bolser at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 05:56:11 EDT 2009

2009/3/11  <lsprilus at weizmann.ac.il>:
> According to "Dan Bolser" <dan.bolser at gmail.com>:
>> released into the PDB (presumably when it gets added to the OCA). My
>> question is, if the 'seed' data for a protein changes in OCA/PDB, do
>> the changes get written (updated) to the wiki? If so, do you take
>> steps to avoid overwriting user contributions to that page, including
>> edits of the seed data itself?
> Dear Dan,
> During the weekly overall data update, the OCA bot detects first
> who are the 'Proteopedia Page Contributors and Editors' for the page
> it's going to update.
> Pure seeded pages, those were the only Contributor is the user OCA,
> are completely rebuilt.
> On pages with other users' contributions, the bot only updates,
> when required, the templates ABSTRACT_PUBMED_ and STRUCTURE_

Right, and these templates are protected right? So users can't make
(or loose) edits there.

> Any information added or modified by users remains intact.

I see. Thanks very much for the clarification of that behaviour. It
seems to be a good way to do things.


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