David.Lapointe at umassmed.edu
Thu Apr 19 09:23:17 EDT 2001
The BoulderIO info is at
Also an alternative to DTD is XML Schema though that is still a work in
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Martin [mailto:dmartin at gen67172.msiwtb.dundee.ac.uk]
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 5:58 AM
> To: Peter Rice
> Cc: emboss-dev at embnet.org
> Subject: Re: EMBOSS 1.12.0
> On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Peter Rice wrote:
> > David,
> > >Then dump it to XML, use XSLT to generate the various formats.
> > Is there a DTD for this? XSLT is still new to me, but I
> guess I should
> > learn...
> XSLT is a description of rules for transforming an XML
> document into an
> arbitrary format/mess, including running external programs on
> part of the
> data. Have a look at the XML.com or w3c.org sites for more
> info. It looks
> quite amenable.
> > >If EMBOSS can generate premade powerpoint slides of the
> output then it
> > >really is on to a winner (because scientists are lazy beasts..)
> > Again, how? I guess it should be relatively easy, apart
> from designing the
> > background image :-)
> If you can generate word documents then surely powerpoint is not too
> > >EMBOSS still doesn't support BoulderIO format for sequences a la
> > >primer3.
> > True. Nor GFF with sequences in the header (though I am
> just implementing
> > that one to make reading GFF files easier)
> > Does anyone have the BoulderIO format description?
> Lincoln Stein? have a look also at
> www.no.embnet.org/Programs/SAL/primer05.php3 for primer 0.5
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