TAP into TOPCAT
msdemlei at ari.uni-heidelberg.de
Tue Mar 8 07:55:20 PST 2011
Hi Mark (&rest),
On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 03:04:31PM +0100, Mark Allen wrote:
> given that the TAP registry extensions are not fully defined. Pat's
> email last November (implementations of TAP (+ ObsCore = ObsTAP))
> called for contributions to compile a list of TAP services. Pat, did
> you get many contributions? Is there a list somewhere?
Well, until the registries reliably show table metadata for
TAP-exposed tables, I've set up GloTS at
I do include non-registred TAP services when I find them and they
appear to be intended for public consumption, and I've been
soliciting contributions for a while -- all you need to do is send me
your access URL and a "fake" ivo id (preferentially the one the
service will be registred as eventually; then, once the registries
carry your service, the transition would be automatic).
The GloTS server list can be retrieved via TAP, but you can also find
The services with nextHarvest N/A are DSA services that do not have
TAP_SCHEMA, the services with nextHarvest in the past are ones that
did not work when my software tried to harvest their TAP_SCHEMAta.
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