Mailing list consolidation

December 15th, 2017 by

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]

Call for Organization Admins for OBF’s 2014 Google Summer of Code participation

January 14th, 2014 by

Update: The deadline for responding has been extended to January 25. The 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is coming […]

OBF and Google Summer of Code 2011

March 18th, 2011 by

Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code!

Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis

March 17th, 2011 by

Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new […]

OBF Redmine server now available

March 17th, 2011 by

The OBF now has a sparkly new Redmine instance running on Amazon EC2, thanks to efforts from Chris Dagdigian and Jason […]

O|B|F Google Summer of Code Accepted Students

May 2nd, 2010 by

I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of OBF’s 2010 Google Summer of Code students, listed in alphabetical order with their […]

O|B|F in Google Summer of Code

March 21st, 2010 by

O|B|F is in Google Summer of Code, student applications due to Google April 9, 2010.

Server downtime announcement

August 30th, 2003 by

Hi Everyone, Apologies for the mass cross-posting but this email is about server and IP changes that will affect all […]

MOBY-DIC-III pictures & meeting minutes online

April 8th, 2003 by

March 15-16, 2003 — About a dozen Moby developers gathered recently. Minutes from the meeting are online at and […]

Technical Report on Semantic Standards

March 12th, 2003 by

Andrew Farmer writes: Here’s the current revision of my writeup on semantic standards; the only major difference between this and […]

Moby Messaging Layer Technical Report Updated

March 10th, 2003 by

MOBY PROJECT: TECHNICAL REPORT ON WEB MESSAGING LAYER Date: March 9, 2003 Author: Lincoln Stein Version: 1.0 This report concerns […]


February 26th, 2003 by

Date: February 24, 2003 Author: Lincoln Stein Version: early This report concerns the messaging layer of the Moby project, that […]