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Re: CIF parser / dialects

  • Subject: Re: CIF parser / dialects
  • From: "Herbert J. Bernstein" <yaya@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 18:07:44 +0100 (BST)
Even if a particular parser is not still heavily used, it could be
useful to know about problems and misunderstandings, so we can
make things more robust in the future. -- HJB

 Herbert J. Bernstein, Professor of Computer Science
   Dowling College, Kramer Science Center, KSC 020
        Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, NY, 11769


On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, alex avriette wrote:

> >   Alex's message is surprising.  If anyone is having difficulty with
> > the Fortran-based parser in CIFtbx or the C-based CIF parsers in CBFlib
> > and RasMol, please send email and I will look at your problem.  I am
> Sorry, I didn't mean to single you out, Herbert. I don't even think it
> was your software. I wrote my parser, and I've been done with CIF
> since. I realize I will probably have to implement new parsing
> structures due to the new specification, but thats not so bad.
> If people really are interested in beating this particular dead horse,
> I'll rummage through even dustier inboxes, to see if I can find out
> specifically which parsers were problematic.
> Thanks
> alex

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