[Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqFeature::Annotated API change
bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Oct 26 19:47:11 EDT 2007
Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 10:48 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>> Would there be any problem with having source() return a string,
>> but still allow access to the OntologyTerm object via
>> get_Annotations('source')? (Ditto with type?)
> Do I interpret your second email that you abandoned this plan? I.e.,
> source() and type() return objects? I think that's the right way.
> (Otherwise source() is redundant with source_tag().)
Yes, I abandoned the above plan. I've left source() as a SimpleValue, at
least until issues with DB::Store are resolved wrt ontologies (it stores
the entire ontology for each feature in the database, increasing storage
requirments > 800x).
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