Genbank FASTA server -> NCBI?

Daniel Zabetakis dan at cubmol.bio.columbia.edu
Tue Sep 29 13:02:10 EST 1992


In article <28SEP199211032524 at seqvax.caltech.edu> mathog at seqvax.caltech.edu (David Mathog) writes:
>>
[complaint about loss of FASTA server]
>
>Ex Genbank-FASTA users need to replace this service, and soon (ie,
>TOMORROW). Speaking as a US taxpayer, I'd say that it would make a bit more
>sense for the NCBI to scrape up the money to get that FASTA server back on
>line than it does for the NIH/NSF to spend many times that amount putting
>new hardware in (50?) sites like mine!  I don't have the figures, but you
>folks have a budget of what, >1M$/year? I just do NOT believe that the NCBI
>does not have the resources to put together a FASTA server. 
>
   Hear Hear!  I wanted to say this, but didn't think I was in much of a
position to complain. But as long as others are complaining. I bet there
are _many_ people who would also make this complaint.

  DanZ

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