Keeping GenBank/EMBL/DDBJ Software-Parseable

Tom Schneider toms at fcs260c2.ncifcrf.gov
Mon Sep 16 21:35:49 EST 1991


In article <1991Sep15.212007.16479 at ccu.umanitoba.ca> frist at ccu.umanitoba.ca
writes:

>Most importantly, the relegation of the actual data
>describing the mutation to a /note means that THAT DATA IS NO
>LONGER MACHINE READABLE, because, in contrast to the rigorously-
>defined Features expression, the note has no strict definition.
>Consequently, you can't write software to access it.

I completely agree.

>Brian Fristensky

  Tom Schneider
  National Cancer Institute
  Laboratory of Mathematical Biology
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
  toms at ncifcrf.gov



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