knowndbs: Description of databases known by an ACNUC server

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

Returns, for each database known by the server, its name (a valid value for the bank argument of choosebank), availability (off means temporarily unavailable), and description.

Usage

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knowndbs(tag = c(NA, "TP", "TEST", "DEV"), socket = autosocket())
kdb(tag = c(NA, "TP", "TEST", "DEV"), socket = autosocket())

Arguments

tag

default to NA, see details

socket

an object of class sockconn connecting to a remote ACNUC database (default is a socket to the last opened database).

Details

When the optional tag argument is used, only databases tagged with the given string are listed; when this argument is NA (by default), only untagged databases are listed. The tag argument thus allows to identify series of special purpose (tagged) databases, in addition to default (untagged) ones.

Value

A dataframe with 3 columns:

bank

string. Valid bank values known by the ACNUC server

status

string. "on" means available, "off" means temporarily unavailable

info

string. short description of the database

Author(s)

J.R. Lobry

References

http://doua.prabi.fr/databases/acnuc.html

citation("seqinr")

The full list of untagged and tagged databases is here : http://doua.prabi.fr/databases/acnuc/banques_raa.php.

See Also

choosebank when called without arguments.

Examples

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## Not run:  
  ### Need internet connection
  choosebank("emblTP")
  kdb()
  closebank()
  
## End(Not run)


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