[Bioperl-l] new/unannounced methods
hlapp at gmx.net
Sat Mar 10 12:52:22 EST 2007
On Mar 9, 2007, at 9:55 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
>> Is anyone out there currently working on this? If not I am
>> I'd like to move Bio::SeqUtils::trunc_with_features() and friends to
>> Bio::SeqI::trunc(), etc.
> I don't think you'll hear too many protests if you want to take it
> on. Just make sure to add decent tests as needed and document
> everything (one lesson learned from all this!).
> The trunc() method is implemented in Bio::PrimarySeqI, so it probably
> should stay there.
Yes, but PrimarySeqI's don't have features.
You could say that it may nevertheless know that there is a derived
class of Seqs that do. However, why not override the method in, e.g.,
Bio::SeqI, call the inherited function, and then add whatever is
needed to truncate the features, too.
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