[Bioperl-l] problem to fit genomic coordinates

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Mar 26 11:18:34 EDT 2009

(edited for those with sensitive eyes)


Please keep all responses, no matter how puerile, on the mail list ;>

We're trying to point out the blatantly obvious: this isn't the place  
for your question.  Sorry if that irritates you.  And, to reiterate,  
don't be surprised if you get some nasty responses.


(hoping this isn't one of the GSoC students, as he's introducing  
Laurent to his spam filter)

On Mar 26, 2009, at 10:04 AM, Laurent MANCHON wrote:

> p*** off
> Chris Fields a écrit :
>> On Mar 26, 2009, at 8:36 AM, Laurent MANCHON wrote:
>>> Chris Fields a écrit :
>>>> On Mar 26, 2009, at 3:31 AM, Laurent MANCHON wrote:
>>>>> yes but this is a school problem that my teacher ask us to  
>>>>> resolve without using Bioperl modules !
>>>> I didn't bother reading beyond that sentence.  Not to state the  
>>>> absolute obvious here, but:
>>>> 1) you are posting to the bioperl list for a non-bioperl-related  
>>>> question, and
>>> genomic coordinates are not questions about biology ?
>>> i'm speaking about GENOME, and not GEOGRAPHY
>> And this is a mail list for BioPerl (the toolkit), not perl and  
>> biology.  We will sometimes answer questions along these lines if  
>> they are relevant, but apparently our answers (all notably BioPerl- 
>> related, mind you) were tossed to the side and you asked for more.
>> I suppose you at least showed some honesty and revealed exactly why  
>> you needed this answered, but again, don't be surprised if you get  
>> a nasty response and no answers.  You won't get any from me.
>>>> 2) you are committing one of the biggest no-no's for a list,  
>>>> asking us to help you with your homework.
>>> in bioperl you have BIO, okay but too you have PERL !
>> Interesting how you skirted that last question.  We won't do your  
>> homework for you.  Sorry.
>> chris

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