[Bioperl-l] Re: Entrez gene parser code

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gnf.org
Tue Apr 12 14:05:19 EDT 2005

If it has to be under the top-level Bio:: namespace then Bio::ASN1 
doesn't sound like a bad choice at all. Under Bio::Tools:: you'd 
usually expect modules that consume or produce bioperl objects, so I'd 
rather not use it for your purpose.

My $0.02.


On Apr 12, 2005, at 10:42 AM, Mingyi Liu wrote:

> Stefan Kirov wrote:
>> Thanks Mingyi,
>> This is very useful. I am not sure about the namespace. Maybe we 
>> should have a namespace for low-level parsers that do not create 
>> directly bioperl objects. What other people think of this?
>> Stefan
> Yeah, Bio::ASN1 would be somewhat limited to just ASN.1 based files.  
> Maybe Bio::Tools::EntrezGene would be better since Bio::Tools seems to 
> be used to contain the parsers for some special formats.
> Mingyi
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