Issue #74 wontfix
Borislav Iordanov
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a lot of data. Not being a domain expert, I can't judge its value or importance.

Logging as potentially a TODO.

Comments (11)

  1. Greg Kochanski

    The help page didn't seem to quite do the job. I was collecting all but the data sets. So, I've dropped back to a manual option: 1) I log in and shop for data, 2) I request it. 3) They prepare the data in a tar file on a ftp site; it'll be there for 5 days 4) they send me an email pointing to the data (and related stuff, too, which is nice). 5) I take the email and copy/paste it into a file 6) I run a script on it which sucks down the data and the related stuff. 7) done, and repeat until complete.

    currently, I have early versions of the scripts working. Work is in pub04:/var/local/gpk/tmp and /var/local/gpk/ .

  2. Greg Kochanski

    It seemed to work once, the be rejected. Weird. The manual method also seems stymied, at least for the weekend. Downloads of a few gigabytes are "unually large" and the email indicates that they may need manual approval, which didn't happen between last night (Friday) and this morning (Saturday).

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