how to make the phylogeny tree readable?

Francois Jeanmougin pingouin at chouchen.u-strasbg.fr
Tue Oct 28 03:11:30 EST 1997


In article <learn-2710971003180001 at tench.microbiol.washington.edu>,

>   I would be nice if someone could find a computer science student to
> rewrite treetool in Motif (although I still like OpenWindows).  It is, in
> my opinion, the best program for manipulating phylogenetic trees, although
> it does have a few quirks that I'd like to see fixed.

	I don't know if Motif is a good solution. I would prefer
doing it with the new Gtk. It was first developped to make the
Gimp (an image tool) so would probably be able to do the job.
Also I'm a GPL addict ;-).

	The problem is to find hands. The sources of treetool are
not so well documented and are using specific Xview calls, but the
way things are done is clear.

	Anyone has the hands to do it? We would not be able to find
time before several months here...
						François.

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