OpenNeuro Feature request: Link to latest snapshot?

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#1

Is it possible to link to the latest snapshot of a data set on OpenNeuro? If you just link to a data set like so https://openneuro.org/datasets/ds001972 it will go to the earliest snapshot, which in my view doesn’t really seem desirable. It would be good to either have the “naked” link go to the latest snapshot, or being able to do something like https://openneuro.org/datasets/ds001972/versions/latest go to the latest version. My preference would be the former, to be clear.

What do you think? @franklin, is this something you can address?

#2

Hi @pjkohler

Thank you for raising this! The linking will sometimes go to the first snapshot or to the latest. The redirect would likely be desirable to the latest snapshot. We currently have a system that can link to a particular snapshot, but not with the latest tag. (ie. https://openneuro.org/datasets/ds001980/versions/1.0.1 - the 1.0.1 listing)

We can look into the redirect and push to the latest snapshot.

Thank you,
Franklin

#3

Thanks, I agree that redirect to the latest snapshot would be most desirable.

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