User talk:Dalba

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NCBI[edit]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK53329/

And I got it all the time in the past few days that "HTTP error:

One or more of the web resources required to create this citation are not accessible at this moment." --It's gonna be awesome (talk) 08:24, 28 June 2019 (UTC)

It seems that www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov is not accessible from Toolforge:
$ hostname
tools-sgebastion-08

$ nslookup www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
;; Got SERVFAIL reply from 208.80.154.143, trying next server
Server:         208.80.154.24
Address:        208.80.154.24#53

** server can't find www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov: SERVFAIL
The same command works fine on my PC. My guess is that the issue resides in the Toolforge's DNS or is a configuration problem on www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. In either case I don't think there is much that I can do to resolve it.
P.S: Also tried Citoid. It fails with "We couldn't make a citation for you" error.
Dalba 09:22, 28 June 2019 (UTC)
@Dalba: I tried Citoid and it did fail with "We couldn't make a citation for you" error. --It's gonna be awesome (talk) 14:12, 30 June 2019 (UTC)

More citer bugs[edit]

Mostly citer has been pretty reliable. However, I thought I'd let you know of a few more DOIs that citer returns only an error. The same DOIs work on DOI Wikipedia Reference Generator, so I think we can conclude that these are citer bugs and not crossref problems.

  • 10.1007/JHEP10(2017)157
  • 10.1088/0004-637X/705/1/978
  • 10.1126/science.1169101

Maybe these are not too difficult to troubleshoot? Sorry I don't have the programming knowledge to be more specific here. Forbes72 (talk) 03:08, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

@Forbes72:, I just fixed and updated citer. Thanks for reporting the issue. Dalba 05:58, 17 August 2019 (UTC)
Looks great! Thanks. Forbes72 (talk) 18:16, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

dead-url -> url status[edit]

Hi, thanks for the great tool, I love how it expands archive.org URLs (any chance for archive.is?); I just wanted to alert you that 'dead-url=yes' parameter has changed to 'url-status=dead'. Quuux (talk) 07:19, 19 September 2019 (UTC)

Hi Quuux, I've update the parameter name. Thanks for bringing my attention to it. Regarding http://archive.is/, it should be possible, but I'm busy these days and I don't know when I'll be able to take a close look. Dalba 13:30, 19 September 2019 (UTC)