[EMBOSS] MRS 3 as EMBOSS sequence access mechanism
gbottu at vub.ac.be
Fri Jul 6 08:40:46 UTC 2007
The MRS servers are shifting from version 2 to version 3. A result is that the
EMBOSS sequence access mechanism "mrs" does not work anymore. The reason is that
the URL to be generated by the software is not anymore something like
It is not possible to search several databanks at the same time, but MRS 3 has
composite indexes for e.g. uniprot (=sprot+trembl) or embl (=nonredundant
release + updates). It is also impossible to make a query with wild cards. A
suppementary problem is that the MRS WWW server wants to set a cookie.
Do you think the next release of EMBOSS could support MRS 3 (maybe, in the
tradition of backward compatibility, have both "mrs" and "mrs3" access methods)?
And are some of you really using MRS WWW as access sequence access mechanism for
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