[Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqFeature::Annotated API change
hlapp at gmx.net
Fri Oct 12 13:22:00 EDT 2007
On Oct 12, 2007, at 11:02 AM, Chris Fields wrote:
>> Although sometimes confused, these are not the same motivations.
>> AnnotationAdaptor provides a view - you use it when that's the
>> view you need on a SeqFeatureI object you have in hand. For
>> example, bioperl-db uses it so it doesn't have to bother about how
>> to de/serialize tag/value pairs, when it knows how to de/serialize
>> annotation collections already from sequence objects.
>> AnnotationAdaptor doesn't care whether the primary_tag, or any
>> other tag, is from an ontology.
> Ah, forgot it returns a Collection. It doesn't modify the SF I
No, not if you only use getters. It does support adding annotation
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