[Bioperl-l] Seq(IO) documentation thoughts

Kris Boulez krbou@pgsgent.be
Mon, 18 Dec 2000 11:59:17 +0100

Quoting Hilmar Lapp (hlapp@gmx.net):
> Ewan Birney wrote:
> > 
> > I agree with Hilmar here for between rich-format transfer, but I do think
> > that mutliple read->write cycles of one format should have minimal if not
> > 0 information loss. 
> Right. If information loss in this case is a monotonely increasing
> function of the number of r-w cycles, that's a bug. (There may be a loss
> in the initial read, but already the second write should yield the same
> result as the first.)
As said earlier. I will look into it more deeply. As this is my evening
project, I'll be back later.