Announce: xml-mol mail list
paxamr at unix.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk
Thu May 20 12:46:20 EST 1999
xml-mol mail list: scope and interests
xml-mol is a mail-list for the discussion of issues concerning the
implementation of XML-based biological and chemical applications
and data with particular reference to sequences and structure.
Specific fields of interest include (non-exhaustive list):
- Parsing legacy data into XML
- Document Object Model (DOM) handling of bioData
- Developing open frameworks for XML-aware bio applications
xml-mol mail list: FAQ (Frequently asked questions)
1. How do I (un)subscribe?
To (un)subscribe to the list send an email with the text
'(un)subscribe xml-mol' in the body to
majordomo at ala.vsms.nottingham.ac.uk
2. Can I read old messages to this list?
A full archive of the list is available at:
3. What biological data should I discuss here?
Any of it! The list scope particularily focuses on molecules, but
one of the great things about working in an emerging field is the
wide variety of uses / applications that become available every
day. Please let us know if you have one!
4. What programming language should I use / discuss here?
There are no restrictions on discussing language specific issues,
but bear in mind that expertise and interest will vary, and there
are some lanaguage-specific mail-lists. Currently there are XML
applications being written in (at least) perl, java, LISP, C, C++
5 Why is the FAQ so short?
Because the list is so new! Additions will be made over time.
Please let me know of any changes / additions you would like made.
FAQ maintainer: Adam Moore <paxamr at unix.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk>
Virtual School of Molecular Sciences
School of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Nottingham
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