[Pipet Users] PiperNet and PNSO

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Sun Jul 8 23:10:11 EDT 2001

Greetings Pipers!

We have a new website set up for PiperNet and PNSO.  What are they?  From the

``PiperNet is any network of programs that work with the PiperNet standards.
Piper is a reference implementation of this standard. It is an application or
system for the peer-to-peer (P2P) distribution of programs and data-flow.

``The PiperNet Standards Organization (PNSO) is a committee involved in the
standardization of PiperNet protocols and interfaces.''


PNSO membership is open but limited.  We're not sure about how many seats
we'll have.  Obviously, the founding members of Piper are included.  We'd also
like to extend membership to LogiLab (Narval -- what happened to the website?)
and dLoo (BlueBox).  Others can include projects that may work with/on the

We also have pipernet.org and pipernet.net, which will be working soon.

J.W. Bizzaro                                jeff at bioinformatics.org
Director, Bioinformatics.org        http://bioinformatics.org/~jeff
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