[Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqFeature::Annotated status
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Aug 27 13:13:13 EDT 2007
What is the current status on maintenance of
Bio::SeqFeature::Annotated? From what I gather (based on the code
and past mail list posts) the intent of the module seems to be to
store any SeqFeature-specific data (tags, score, source, primary_tag,
etc) in a Bio::AnnotationCollectionI as strongly typed data. However
there are several inconsistencies, such as objects being returned
when a string is expected (score(), source()).
Also, several methods appear half-implemented, aren't consistent with
SeqFeatureI API or similar methods in other SeqFeatureI's, and there
are no docs explaining what is expected.
If no one speaks up on it, I'll do my best with maintaining it
myself, but don't expect the API to stay as it is.
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