Fields, Christopher J | 18 Apr 20:26 2013

Re: Taxa Id from blast report

On Apr 18, 2013, at 11:48 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock <at>> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 5:32 PM, shalabh sharma
> <shalabh.sharma7 <at>> wrote:
>> Hey Peter,
>>       Thanks a lot, I really appreciate it. I wanted these things
>> implemented in blast from long time.
>> Thanks
>> Shalabh
> Me too. You can get the descriptions from the plain text BLAST or
> XML output already of course, but they're not so nice to work with.
> Peter

NCBI has been much more receptive of user input over the last several years, much more so than in the past.  I
understand the reasoning for dropping BLAST support (though there were definitely needless bumps in
that process).