Questions about CEPH's map

Keith Robison robison1 at husc10.harvard.edu
Tue Jan 11 01:56:29 EST 1994


It's been obvious from the start that the CEPH/Genethon people had a
good Internet scheme going  -- access by all the favorite protocols.
(and to make things even better, the good folks at the U.Michigan
Genome Center have provided WWW search facilities.
<a href="http://guraldi.itn.med.umich.edu/cgi-bin/ceph-to-html">Human Genome Physical Map</a> from CEPH-<a href="http://www.genethon.fr/genethon_en.html">Genethon</a> (at <a href="http://mendel.hgp.med.umich.edu/Home.html">U.Michigan Genome Center</a>)

But what is the explanation for the Cohen quote in the Science article
about "only 1 person sending out requests on the Internet"?  Was some
important context lost?  Did Dr. Cohen mean that there was one person
available for non-internet requests or for showing non-netliterate 
biologists how to get the data?  The incongruence between that article
and the excellent (and well net-publicized) net access has had me wondering
for days.

Hope someone can shed some light on this curious statement.

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

krobison at nucleus.harvard.edu 






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