dbget (database entry retrieval by mail)

Rainer Fuchs Fuchs at EMBL-Heidelberg.DE
Thu Feb 3 12:02:23 EST 1994

Some users of the MSU mail server utility asked me for a similar tool that
allows downloading of database entries. So, here it is:

dbget allows the easy retrieval of database entries from various mail
servers, incl. EMBL, GenBank, SWISS-PROT, PIR, BLOCKS, and PDB. It can be
run interactively or from the command line. In fact, it is nothing fancy,
just a nice user interface that correctly formats service requests.

Copies for UNIX and OpenVMS can be obtained from ftp.embl-heidelberg.de
(/pub/software/unix/dbget.tar.Z or /pub/software/vax/dbget.uue) or by mail
from netserv at embl-heidelberg.de (get unix_software:dbget.uue or get


Rainer Fuchs
EMBL Data Library
Fuchs at EMBL-Heidelberg.DE

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