an EMBL gopher

Timo Hiltunen bltihi at uta.fi
Tue Mar 14 05:05:55 EST 1995

Reinhard Doelz (doelz at comp.bioz.unibas.ch) wrote:
: To my knowledge, we run the only database gopher on EMBL and EMBL updates 
: world-wide. There are on average more than 300 requests served per day.
: Peak requests are more than 1200 daily which is due to some unfortunate 
: ambition to run automaitc scripts.  

: Question for the community: How long will this service need to run? 

I, for example, use EMBL databank (in Switzerland) rather often, and think
that there should be sequence databases that are also accessible via
text-based (= non-WWW) methods.

Timo Hiltunen
from the Univ. of Tampere, Finland

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