[Bioperl-l] Compliance of Bio::Seq add_SeqFeature() method
Fields, Christopher J
cjfields at illinois.edu
Sun Mar 4 21:15:59 EST 2012
On Mar 5, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Florent Angly wrote:
> On 05/03/12 06:30, Fields, Christopher J wrote:
>> What do other FeatureHolderI do?
> Bio::SeqFeature::Generic does it as defined in Bio::FeatureHolderI, i.e.:
>> Usage : $feat->add_SeqFeature($subfeat);
> Note that it does not simply accept 'EXPAND', but it actually, acts on it.
Yes, that matches up. My guess is the interface was developed originally with this in mind, but was (ab)used for Bio::Seq w/o changing the method.
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