[Pipet Devel] Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration

COFFMAN Steven SCoffman at CBSINC.com
Mon Nov 6 12:17:24 EST 2000

Jarl, I didn't speak up, because I'm still not clear what you mean.

You're concerned that there is no standard schema for the XML of the input
and output of individual applications (or components)? What does that have
to do with software engineering design patterns? Design patterns are more
abstract than data formats.

-----Original Message-----
From: J.W. Bizzaro [mailto:jeff at bioinformatics.org]
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 7:05 PM
To: pipet-devel at bioinformatics.org
Subject: Re: [Pipet Devel] Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration

I can hear the crickets chirping.  Chirp, chirp, chirp.  Can anyone provide
comment for Jarl?


jarl van katwijk wrote:
> > I have something else that worries me more, let's keep up the atmosphere
> > call it the pattern problem. It's about how to represent the
executables. How
> > will
> > we layout the XML that describes the applications? I know we can stream
> > stdout and stdin data, we can build many 'templates' for a N number of
> > applications, but this will die a very chaotic death I'm afraid. I
myself dont
> > know
> > what the best approach is to this XML patterning Piper will use. I'm
very much
> > interested in your comment.
> >
> Not that much reply, so maybe this clears things
> up: http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/patterns.html

J.W. Bizzaro
jeff at bioinformatics.org
Director, Bioinformatics.org: The Open Lab
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