Oligonucleotides group: unnecessary and undesirable

Dan Diaz bl275 at cleveland.Freenet.Edu
Sun May 15 23:28:25 EST 1994


unlike bionet.microbiology, which has recieved vast support from a number
of sources, i have seen no extensive discussion of a need for a group on
oligonucleotides in the methods-reagents group.  why a group for
oligonucleotides?   i dont see that postings on oligos have dominated
methods-reagents; i also dont see why discussions oligonucleotide chemistry
and biology cant continue to be held in methods-reagents or other existing
groups. 

this is unnecessary and serves to divert discussion of oligos from
methods-reagents.  oh sure, you can cross-post, but then why create the
group in the first place?

i plan to vote no and will urge others to do the same.




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