lear at yeager.corp.sgi.com
Mon Dec 28 18:42:03 EST 1992
``How shall we feed the information to the masses?''
Thanks for your note of 22 Dec 92 on the status of GenBank. I am
interested in how your database will be updated at different sites on
the Internet. As you are aware, IntelliGenetics made these updates
available in at least three ways:  nightly updates in flat file
GenBank format,  nightly updates over USENET which were
incorporated by a program written by Ross Smith and Roy Smith, and 
through LANL's portable DB update format (as I recall you received
What are NCBI's plans in this area? I understand that you are using
ASN.1 to exchange transactions. But how will this affect me if I want
to keep my database synched with yours? I am confident that you guys
back there have thought about this problem long and hard.
Is there a white paper I can grab on this stuff?
[lear at sgi.com]
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