Draft of text for Sources instructions.

Dan Davison Davison at UH.EDU
Fri Jan 3 00:29:59 EST 1992


Foteos Macrides said:
> >                                                          Since the
> >e-mail files are mirrored into the FTP area of ftp.bchs.uh.edu,
>         I'm puzzled by this statement.  There's lots of stuff listed in the
> files returned with the INDEX commands which don't show up when I look in the
> FTP area of ftp.bchs.uh.edu.

True. There's an implicit "within reason" there. FTP is Don's area. In
the past I didn't have a lot of disk space to work with so only recent
additions were placed in the FTP area.  Then people started expecting
to pick Gene-Server files up via FTP too and I put as much out as I
could. Now that there's disk space to burn (at least this week :-) I
can put everything out again. But I won't.

What *will* be put out for FTP on ftp.bchs.uh.edu is:
        latest anti-viral software
        archiving/dearchiving/archive handling software
        general utilities
        latest additions to the gene-server that haven't made it to
            the FTP sites.
        files that faculty and students here use a lot

When I notice something living at an FTP site I will remove it from 
ftp.bchs.uh.edu's anonymous FTP area.

I *really* do want to encourage people to use IUBIO and FUNET for
anonymous FTP of biological software.  

dan
ps a comparison of what Don has out will show that I don't have
anything near that much available...

-- 
dr. dan davison/dept. of biochemical and biophysical sciences/univ. of
Houston/4800 Calhoun/Houston,TX 77204-5934/davison at uh.edu/DAVISON at UHOU
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