Canonical reference to bio-program

Brad Chapman chapmanb at
Wed Aug 2 08:59:34 EST 2000

Daniel Leonard <leonard at datura.BCH.UMontreal.CA> wrote:
> One way to keep a canonical reference is to set up the source tree in a
> site like (do not want to do publicity, but this is the
> only one I know of). The original author sets up the project and manages
> it. If people find errors in the code (or created an amelioration), they
> submit a patch.

Just FYI, but there are resources set up to do just this sort of thing 
for bioinformatics developers. The Open Lab 
( has a server set up to host open source 
bioinformatics projects a la sourceforge (in fact they even use 
sourceforge software).


Brad Chapman <bradchapman at>

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