[Bioperl-l] new GFF3 support methods added

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Tue Mar 9 02:51:57 EST 2004

On Monday, March 8, 2004, at 01:07  PM, Chris Mungall wrote:

> Perhaps it would be better to have a Bio::SeqFeature::Tools::IDHandler
> class? This would contain methods
>   generate_unique_persistent_id($feat) # uses $feat->seq_id
>   generate_unique_persistent_id($feat, $seq_id)
>   create_hierarchy_from_ParentIDs($featholder);
>   set_ParentIDs_from_hierarchy($featholder);
> Any preference? I'm leaving them as is for now if that's ok, but I 
> have no
> objections to moving everything to a seperate class if that's prefered.

I like your suggestion. Keeps FeatureHolderI lighter, and is easier to 
change behaviour. But maybe it's just me who likes this better.


Hilmar Lapp                            email: lapp at gnf.org
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