[BiO BB] Please guide me

Dan Bolser dmb at mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jan 30 08:27:26 EST 2004

++ HKG--
>>>>> What would the benefits of a common schema be?
>>>> interoperability, foundation of the field, common
>>>> development environment, growth
>>> A common schem wont help one to achive that.
>> Not directly no - but it would be a big help!
> The problem with a common schema is that it will create
> much more problem then it ever will be able to solves.
> It is simply a bad idea! A common communication interface
> between databases is on the other hand a good idea.

Yes, but not if you don't know what you are communicating...

Sorry I think I have fallen into the trap of using the term schema inappropriatly
too... and global or centralized is the wrong term too...

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