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This is an official Request for Comment (RFC) for a generic framework to support importing from diverse file types.

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Cytoscape is currently able to import 3 types of files, SIF, GML, and XGMML. These file types are hard coded throughout the system (the import action, in Cytoscape.createNetwork, etc.). There is no mechanism for easily and seamlessly integrating the import of other file types, such as SBML by a plugin.

Biological Questions / Use Cases

I want to import files of type: (fancy new file format).

General Notes


Support current file types.


Implementation Plan


ImportableFileTypeRFC (last edited 2009-02-12 01:03:30 by localhost)

Funding for Cytoscape is provided by a federal grant from the U.S. National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the Na tional Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number GM070743-01. Corporate funding is provided through a contract from Unilever PLC.

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