[Bioperl-l] Bio::Graphics off by one?

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 22 10:13:10 EST 2006


Scott Cain wrote:
> I don't know if this helps at all, but you could think of that 45 tick
> mark as the termination, since the space between the 44th and the 45th
> tick mark corresponds to your 44th residue.

Yes, that's the way I do think of it and that's the way I expect 
everybody else to think of it.

But the numbers need to match the residues in any case. ie. the numbers 
need to match the spaces not the tick marks, if the spaces match the 
residues.

> I suppose it is a matter of correctly training your users :-)

The important thing is to have a consistent model, then it's easy to 
explain to users.

Cheers, Dave


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