[Bioperl-l] Re: SeqIO::swiss.pm + "gsequence"

Kris Boulez krbou@pgsgent.be
Fri, 15 Sep 2000 15:00:57 +0200

Quoting hilmar.lapp@pharma.Novartis.com (hilmar.lapp@pharma.Novartis.com):
> Hmm. What do others think / have encountered?
> Could you volunteer to perform a couple of tests for various programs
> reading FastA format files to see what they do upon the empty seq and
> whether they choke? I'm not sure whether it's a good idea to produce files
> that look sensible but make other programs choke because they violate
> format specs.

I'll do.

Does anyone has an idea if there exists a formal definition of the FastA
file format ?