[Bioperl-l] accessing EMBL database
David.Messina at sbc.su.se
Thu Nov 19 09:04:55 EST 2009
> I would agree that the error message is not really informative.
Agreed that it could be better, but I wonder whether part of the problem with BioPerl error messages is the stack dump.
I think a lot of eyes just glaze right over when they see a big wad of complicated stuff, with colons and slashes and line numbers, spewing out at them.
Perhaps the stack dump should be turned off by default?
ERROR: EMBL stream with no ID. Not embl in my book
Be a lot clearer than this?:
MSG: EMBL stream with no ID. Not embl in my book
STACK: Bio::Root::Root::throw C:/Perl/site/lib/Bio/Root/Root.pm: 368
STACK: Bio::SeqIO::embl::next_seq C:/Perl/site/lib/Bio\SeqIO\embl.pm: 203
STACK: Bio::DB::WebDBSeqI::get_Seq_by_acc C:/Perl/site/lib/Bio/DB/WebDBSeqI.pm: 194
Just a thought. This has probably been discussed before.
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