Subject: nomenclature, comments
From: Paul Sternberg
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 16:58:47 -0700
To: Paul Sternberg , , , , Mark Viney , Mark Blaxter , Helen Chamberlin , Marie-Anne Felix ,, David Bird , Eric Haag ,, David Baillie , David Fitch ,,,
CC: Paul Sternberg

Here is the full thread from the last day.
I will try to synthesize something...
Everyone agrees to name orthologs with a species identiifier. One issue is to use three letters for species identifiers.

Another issue is whether names like cby get retired.

Most contentious is the exact form of the classically defined genes. Personally, I would be happy with cbrgene-1 because I would just write 1 on my plate.