[Bioperl-l] bad entries in interpro
allenday at ucla.edu
Sat Nov 27 01:22:58 EST 2004
ooh, that's bad. sorry, i didn't write this but (i think) the burden has
fallen on me to maintain it.
On Fri, 26 Nov 2004, Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> On Friday, November 26, 2004, at 06:58 PM, Allen Day wrote:
> > the problem is that iprscan (the program that produces the interpro xml
> > files) does not properly xml-escape some characters. there is an
> > if-block
> > in the module that tries to catch things like quotes and ampersands,
> > but
> > it's by no means exhaustive.
> I looked at the module and now I'm confused. Did I miss something or
> can you explain why
> my $zinc = "(\"zincins\")";
> my $wing = "\"Winged helix\"";
> my $finger = "\"zinc finger\"";
> had to be hard-coded? I would have thought you wanted to encode (and
> catch!) the quotes, not the phrase Winged helix?
> Also, did you check whether CGI.pm or a LWP module or some such doesn't
> solve this problem generically enough?
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