[BioC] Web site suggestions

Warnes, Gregory R gregory_r_warnes@groton.pfizer.com
Tue, 18 Jun 2002 11:01:51 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Gentry [mailto:jgentry@jimmy.harvard.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 10:47 AM
> To: Warnes, Gregory R
> Cc: 'bioconductor@stat.math.ethz.ch'
> Subject: Re: [BioC] Web site suggestions
> > 1) The current layout of the bioconductor.org doesn't 
> provide much guidance
> > to getting started with the bioconductor packages.  There 
> is no clear links
> The current layout isn't going to last but a few more weeks, 
> the issues
> you raise are all being taken into consideration. :)  For 
> instance, there
> will be a full documentation link on the side - as well as links from
> individual package pages to its vignettes.

Great!  That should help a lot.

> > 2) It is not clear from
> > 
> http://www.bioconductor.org/packages/release/html/index.html 
> what packages
> > are included in the 'Bioconductor Package Bundle'  (	
> Biobase, ROC,
> > annotate, edd,  and genefilter), nor is it clear what 
> package are 'required'
> > or 'recommended'.   Please list the contents of the 
> 'Bioconductor Package
> Noted.  I'm not certain that the package bundle is going to 
> stick around
> (now that Jianhua's 'getBioC.R' script is available on the 
> site), but if
> so I'll note this as well.

Unfortunately, the getBioC.R script dies while trying to talk to my
http_proxy... More on that in a moment.

> > More complains, suggestions, complements, etc as I get (try 
> to) things
> > working and organized.
> Excellent.
> -Jeff

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