[Bioperl-l] Seq(IO) documentation thoughts

Kris Boulez krbou@pgsgent.be
Mon, 18 Dec 2000 11:22:37 +0100

Quoting Ewan Birney (birney@ebi.ac.uk):
> On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Kris Boulez wrote:
> I think we should aim for complete round-trip information transfer. We
> just haven't tested this area hard enough.

OK, I'll have a more close look at it and report my findings.

> > 
> > Something else I noted, that we'll have to explain well in the
> > docs is the difference between Seq (the sequence object) and ->seq()
> > (the sequence as  a string). People might want to expect that
> > $seqobj->subseq(10,50) returns a new sequence object and not the string.
> > Would such a method make sense.
> > 
> $seqobj->trunc(10,50) does this.
Hadn't gotten that far in the docs (and writing the example code) yet.
Thanks for the info.