[Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqFeature::Annotated API change

Sendu Bala 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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