[Bioc-devel] AnnotationHub (2)

Vincent Carey stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Wed Mar 28 02:31:06 CEST 2018

can you pass along some of the magic kasper?  what encode portal are you
talking about?

On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 5:16 AM, Kasper Daniel Hansen <
kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com> wrote:

> What is the current state for AnnotationHub (2)? I have recently figured
> out (read: pestered the people who knows the arcane incantations for this
> resource; I have been taught the sacred rituals) the interface to the
> encode data portal and we should make an AnnotationHub interface to this.
> But should this be old-style or new?
> Also, this has uncovered a table of structured metadata for the resource,
> essentially a spreadsheet with organized columns.  It seems very relevant
> for users to get access to the data in this spreadsheet, which would
> essentially be a resource dependent data.frame. I don't think this is
> supported by the classic AnnotationHub, but I very much think this should
> be supported in the future.  One could also envision resource and
> dataset-dependent information such as the phenotypes in GEO for a fixed
> experiment.
> Best,
> Kasper
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