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The International Union of Crystallography provides facilities for e-mail based discussion lists on topics relevant to the Union and the field of crystallography.

Current lists

Name Purpose Type* Archive Owner
General Community lists
strchem A forum for crystallographers involved in structural chemistry to exchange ideas and information. O Public Judy Flippen-Anderson flippen@harker.nrl.navy.mil
sa_scat A forum for crystallographers involved in structural chemistry to exchange ideas and information. O Public John Barnes jdbsci@speakeasy.org
IUCr Commissions
compcomm-l Commission on Crystallographic Computing R Public Lachlan Cranswick L.M.D.Cranswick@dl.ac.uk
teaching-commission Commission on Crystallographic Teaching R Public Lachlan Cranswick L.M.D.Cranswick@dl.ac.uk
IUCr Subcommittees
epc-l Committee for the Electronic Publishing, Dissemination and Storage of Information. R Public Howard Flack Howard.Flack@cryst.unige.ch
Regional Associates
ecacomsig European Crystallographic Association Computing Special Interest Group. P Public Lachlan Cranswick L.M.D.Cranswick@dl.ac.uk
The CIF Project
cif-developers Forum for CIF software developers O Public Brian McMahon bm@iucr.org
COMCIFS Committee for the Maintenance of the CIF Standard R Public Brian McMahon bm@iucr.org
coreDMG COMCIFS Core Dictionary Maintenance Group R Public Brian McMahon bm@iucr.org
coreCIFchem COMCIFS Core DMG working party on chemical and molecular descriptions in CIF R Public Brian McMahon bm@iucr.org
pdDMG COMCIFS Powder Diffraction Dictionary Maintenance Group R Public Brian Toby brian.toby@nist.gov
* The following types of subscriptions exist:
O
Open: Anyone may subscribe
P
Private: Subscribers are added at the discretion of the list owner
R
Restricted: Subscribers are restricted to the members of a Commission, Committee or Working Group
Communications by non-subscribers to private or restricted lists should be directed to the list owner.

Other lists of interest

The following discussion lists are archived on this server, but managed elsewhere.
Name Purpose Subscription Address Subscription Request
mmciflist Working Group on mmCIF (macromolecular Crystallographic Information File) requests@ndbserver.rutgers.edu subscribe mmciflist Your Name
mmciftools Software tools supporting macromolecular CIF requests@ndbserver.rutgers.edu subscribe mmciftools Your Name
mmddlnews Working Group on DDL2.1 (dictionary definition language for mmCIF) requests@ndbserver.rutgers.edu subscribe mmddlnews Your Name
imgcif-l Working Group on imgCIF/CBF (binary format for the storage and archiving of image data) listproc@bnl.gov subscribe imgcif-l Your Name

Updated 5 September 2002

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