[Bioperl-l] Bug? Features with similar ranges, different IDs are considered overlapping

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Mon Aug 16 21:39:00 EDT 2010


On Aug 16, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Dave Messina wrote:

>> The question is: is this a bug?
> 
> Hmm, tricky.
> 
> Genomic start and end positions with differing IDs shouldn't overlap, but can't SeqFeatures apply to proteins and other molecules where one would want to compare positions without regard to ID?
> 
> Dave

Good point; it's probably the context the methods are used that matters.  So, maybe just a document clarification?

chris


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