RE:Anybody agrees with me
Although Arthur comments on Macromodel were personal, I do agree with
the needs of standards.
1) Genomics and proteomics are fields that are developing at a very rapid
speed. Soon we won`t not only use babel to convert file formats but
we will also be in a Babel`s tower.
In my opinion there is two life sciences area of applications that
currently need standards:
This sounds to me like classes in OOP.
1) Hence we can focus on developing standard classes for GUI that will inherit
the properties needed for a particular application. This will leave room
to every developer to adapt its GUI to its own program.
2) About methods such as force fields, we can for example develop a class
call force fields that will implements all the basic information that make
up a FF. This will leave to the developers the opportunity to expand
its method while inheriting basic components.
3) And so on.
4) Lets recall there is a language named CML that is currently
under development for WEB application. How does it fit the needs for
Best regards to all
Suzanne Sirois, Ph.D.