[Bioperl-l] RemoteBlast users - potentially major changes - please reply

Roger Hall rahall2 at ualr.edu
Mon Feb 6 21:46:44 EST 2006

To everyone who uses RemoteBlast.pm:


Would anyone object to RemoteBlast being rewritten in a way that requires
NCBI's blastcl3 executable?


Binary downloads of blastcl3 (column "netblast") are available for numerous
platforms at: http://ncbi.nih.gov/BLAST/download.shtml


Does anyone require or desire a "pure perl" implementation? If so, please
explain the advantage you see with such an implementation.




Roger Hall

Technical Director

MidSouth Bioinformatics Center

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

(501) 569-8074


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