[Bioperl-l] SeqWithQuality and biosql

Chad Matsalla chad at dieselwurks.com
Tue Jul 5 13:41:27 EDT 2005

On Mon, 4 Jul 2005, Heikki Lehvaslaiho wrote:
> I have not actually talked about this with Chad, but I've had a long time plan
> to refactor Bio::Seq::SeqWithQuality to inherit from Bio::Seq::MetaI. It does
> not at the moment because Chad was there first.

Ha! I won! I remember doing a victory dance.

> Some time later there were some other needs to attach meta information
> to residues and to avoid having several implementations in bioperl I
> wrote Bio::Seq::MetaI and its implementation classes.

So how can I help the retrofit? Is my help necessary?

> I do not know if there are any issues why Bio::Seq::SeqWithQuality could not
> be Bio::Seq::MetaI, but it would be good thing to explore that, and implement
> only one very generic way to store residue-based meta values in biosql.

This sounds good. I'm willing to help as much as I can.

Chad Matsalla

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