Lincoln Stein lstein at cshl.org
Wed May 21 17:26:53 EDT 2003

Hi Tony,

Yes, I'll do that right now.


On Tuesday 20 May 2003 04:55 pm, Tony Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 16 May 2003, Lincoln Stein wrote:
> Hi Lincoln,
> In anticipation of the arrival of DAS2 I was wondering if we could make a
> minor addition to the current DAS/1 spec (v1.52/Feb 19,2002).
> It is simply to add a "type" attribute to a SEGMENT. This would be an
> optional attribute so it would not interfere with the working of the
> current spec:
> <SEGMENT id="id" start="start" stop="stop" type="type" version="X.XX"
> label="label">
> My reason for asking is that it is often difficult to predict the nature of
> a segment from its name and having a hint of its type is often very useful.
> For my part this would normally be "chromosome", "clone" or "contig",
> although it could in principle be anything.
> Tony
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Lincoln D. Stein                           Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
lstein at cshl.org			                  Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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