bionet.molbio.molluscs/organisms vs. molbio

Jose Roberto M C da Silva jrmcdsil at FOX.CCE.USP.BR
Tue Jul 19 12:54:58 EST 1994

I agree, I work with molluscs, and I don not work with biomol, so I=20
think, is much better to create a group of studies of the Phylum, not=20
only a litlle aspect of the research of some animals.
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On 18 Jul 1994, Dick Vogt wrote:

> >Please note that this name was requested instead of
> >bionet.organisms.molluscs because of a desire to limit the discussion
> >to mollusc DNA research and not confuse the group with another more
> >general mollusc LISTSERV.
> I comment only because of being partly responsible for creating a=20
> newsgroup with the name organism in it: bionet.organism.zebrafish.  I=20
> guess the point was to use organism to cluster the "model system"=20
> organisms together.  Probably unnecessary, given the relatively few=20
> bionet newsgroups.  Creating more sub-subgroups (even our "creation") doe=
> seem kind of redundant.  I expect most of the zebrafish chat will be of a=
> molecular biological or cell biological nature.  If you feel the need to=
> limit your chat to molbio stuff, why not at least reverse the order:=20
> bionet.molluscs.molbio.  Otherwise, molluscs becomes a subset of molbio=
> which could really set a bizarre precedence.  Otherwise use organism or=
> nothing (as all the other organism groups are doing).  Just a thought...
> --=20
> Richard Vogt (Internet: vogt at (803) 777-8998
> Department of Biology, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 29208

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