Restoring an Obsolete Ontology Term

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Protégé Process for Restoring an Obsolete Ontology Term

  1. Navigate to the obsolete term
  2.  In the annotation window:
    • Modify the term label to remove 'obsolete'
    • Modify the term definition to remove 'OBSOLETE.'
    • Update the comment to Note that this term was reinstated from obsolete.
    • Remove any replaced_by and consider tags by clicking on the (x) at the right-hand side
    • Add Subclasses as appropriate
    • Remove the owl:deprecated: true tag
  3.  Add a link to the GitHub go-ontology ticket
  4. Run the reasoner
  5.  Save.

 See Ontology_Editors_Daily_Workflow for commit, push and merge instructions.

Review Status

Last reviewed: April 5, 2019

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