[Biojava-l] taxanomical API
Tue, 5 Feb 2002 08:40:56 +1300
I had some prior experiences with the NCBI taxonomy database. If the
EMBL one is pretty much the same then it would strongly get my vote
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From: Matthew Pocock [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, 5 February 2002 2:42 a.m.
Subject: [Biojava-l] taxanomical API
Does anybody have any strong opinions about taxanomic data in BioJava? I
was going to pop in a new package org.biojava.bio.taxa with interfaces &
in-memory implementations of taxonomies. The aim is that this should
play well with the ebi taxonomy database (and by extention the taxonomy
stuff in embl & swissprot files). This will not be merged into the 1.2
release untill/unless it gets very stable very quickly.
All views greatfully accepted. If this code already exists out there
somewhere, I would be more than happy to take a copy & BioJava'ise it &
check it in.
I've attached my simple/stupid taxa interface.
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