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Re: [rdf] Re: [personal] proposal for standard NCBI database URI

From: Mark Wilkinson <markw@illuminae.com>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 09:17:05 -0700
To: Steven Bedrick <bedricks@ohsu.edu>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
Message-Id: <1147191425.16114.57.camel@bioinfo.icapture.ubc.ca>

On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 09:00 -0700, Steven Bedrick wrote:

> What's really needed here is for the NCBI to start getting on the LSID
> bandwagon and start offering a resolution service. I think one of the
> main things holding people back from using LSIDs is that resolving
> NCBI-related LSIDs currently involves "third-party servers", and isn't
> always as intuitive, easy, and reliable as it could be.


Hear hear!  I second (third?) that!

M


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