[BiO BB] Please guide me
dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jan 30 04:18:38 EST 2004
++ Gary Van Domselaar--
> Hi guys,
> I think a common api to biological data is more important than a common schema.
> People like to customize their schemas according to a variety of things like
> speed, normalization, denormalization.
This is true - I don't think a grand centralised schema would ever be possible or
correct, but some how I think a core will emerge by somehow giving people a common
exchange mechanism within the framework of a schema or datamodel.
> Check out the biomoby project:
Cheers for this,
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Dan Bolser wrote:
>> ++ HKG--
>> > What would the benefits of a common schema be?
>> interoperability, foundation of the field, common development environment,
>> I guess people can add more.
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Andrius
>> > Won't it be a good idea to develop one. It seems that tools for doing
>> bioinformatics are still maturing and one of the things to make them mature
>> are common schemas and standards.
>> > I think there's a nice potential for developers in this direction.
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