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Re: Some legacy resources are now gone

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  • rtroutman@rocketmail.com
    I take it http://www.govtrack.us/perl/district-lookup.cgi is no longer working -- I get a 403 error. What options do I have? Bob
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 11, 2013
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      I take it http://www.govtrack.us/perl/district-lookup.cgi is no longer working -- I get a 403 error. What options do I have?

      Bob

      --- In govtrack@yahoogroups.com, Josh Tauberer wrote:
      >
      > Now that GovTrack is switching over to a new set of scrapers co-authored
      > by Eric Mill at Sunlight, I've had to take the legacy site down since it
      > was no longer getting new data. I've also taken down the legacy Google
      > Maps layers.
      >
      > Legacy Site
      > -----------
      >
      > The legacy site was the pre-2.0 govtrack running at legacy.govtrack.us.
      >
      > If you were using any legacy URLs and need help switching to the current
      > site, please let me know how I can help.
      >
      > If you were using any old APIs, please drop me a line. You can try using
      > the new API at govtrack.us/developers/api, but I have a 2.0 API in the
      > works and I can give you pointers on using that instead.
      >
      > Sorry for the late notice. It just occurred to me that the legacy site
      > would not know about the data from the new scrapers.
      >
      > Legacy Maps
      > -----------
      >
      > This was the map tile layer at govtrack.us/perl/wms/wms.cgi. This is now
      > gone. It now gives 403s.
      >
      > The replacement is http://gis.govtrack.us/map/demo/cd-2012/.
      >
      > It is very easy to deploy.
      >
      > --
      > - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)
      >
      > http://razor.occams.info
      >
    • Josh Tauberer
      The replacement is this: http://gis.govtrack.us/map/demo/cd-2012/ - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData) http://razor.occams.info
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 11, 2013
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        The replacement is this:

        http://gis.govtrack.us/map/demo/cd-2012/

        - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)
        
        http://razor.occams.info
        On 02/11/2013 01:19 PM, rtroutman@... wrote:
        I take it http://www.govtrack.us/perl/district-lookup.cgi is no longer working -- I get a 403 error.  What options do I have?
        
        Bob
        
        --- In govtrack@yahoogroups.com, Josh Tauberer  wrote:
        
        Now that GovTrack is switching over to a new set of scrapers co-authored 
        by Eric Mill at Sunlight, I've had to take the legacy site down since it 
        was no longer getting new data. I've also taken down the legacy Google 
        Maps layers.
        
        Legacy Site
        -----------
        
        The legacy site was the pre-2.0 govtrack running at legacy.govtrack.us.
        
        If you were using any legacy URLs and need help switching to the current 
        site, please let me know how I can help.
        
        If you were using any old APIs, please drop me a line. You can try using 
        the new API at govtrack.us/developers/api, but I have a 2.0 API in the 
        works and I can give you pointers on using that instead.
        
        Sorry for the late notice. It just occurred to me that the legacy site 
        would not know about the data from the new scrapers.
        
        Legacy Maps
        -----------
        
        This was the map tile layer at govtrack.us/perl/wms/wms.cgi. This is now 
        gone. It now gives 403s.
        
        The replacement is http://gis.govtrack.us/map/demo/cd-2012/.
        
        It is very easy to deploy.
        
        -- 
        - Josh Tauberer (@JoshData)
        
        http://razor.occams.info
        
        
        
        
        
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