On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 5:01 PM, Greg Von Kuster <g...@bx.psu.edu> wrote:
> Hello Peter,
> In addition to the fixes I've commented on inline below, I've also added a
> new rout for specified repository revisions.  So the following citable URLs
> are now supported in the test tool shed.  These fixes and enhancements will
> not be available on the main Galaxy tool shed until the next Galaxy release.
> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/
> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/fasta_filter_by_id
> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/fasta_filter_by_id/66e2e0f16c36

Lovely - by the way the fasta_filter_by_id tool was replaced by this more
general tool: http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/seq_filter_by_id
or in the main shed: http://toolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/seq_filter_by_id

>> I've noticed one oddity, which is if I go one of the citable URLs like
>> http://testtoolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/view/peterjc/mira_assembler
>> and then browse away to another section/repository/etc the URL
>> in the browser's address bar does not update. You can be looking
>> at repository B, but the address bar URL still says repository A.
>> (This was one reason I stuck a redirect in my prototype).
>> Do you think this going to be easy to fix, or should we revert
>> to the redirect trick to avoid this 'stale' URL problem?
> This behavior has been fixed in change set revision 8802:7ccddea80a25 which
> is currently running on the test Galaxy tool shed.


>> Separately, but perhaps related, it would be nice if via the
>> search or otherwise, the new URLs were automatically used -
>> that would be slightly easier than copying it from the text of
>> the page.
> This one is tricky and may have to wait until we eliminate the Galaxy
> iframes.  If I can figure out a way to make this work before that, i
> certainly will.  I've created a separate Trello card for this.
> https://trello.com/card/toolshed-nice-citable-urls-for-galaxy-tool-shed-repositories/506338ce32ae458f6d15e4b3/603


>> However, this is already functional enough to start sharing
>> direct links. Once this goes live, you'll have to brief the
>> whoever writes the new tool alerts for Twitter to use it :)

I look forward to seeing the first tweets links straight to a tool shed
repository :)

In fact we can start using these URLs in links to dependencies
on other repositories as well.

Thanks Greg for doing this so promptly,

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