[Biopython-dev] GenBank parser -- first go

Cayte katel at worldpath.net
Wed Dec 6 23:57:49 EST 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brad Chapman" <chapmanb at arches.uga.edu>
To: "Cayte" <katel at worldpath.net>
Cc: <biopython-dev at biopython.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2000 11:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Biopython-dev] GenBank parser -- first go

> You should be able to get the text GenBank version of any record
> without having to do a "save as text" on an html page. On the NCBI
> page, there is a Text button at the top of a list of records that
> will give you the flat-file text version of a record you searched
> for using Entrez. You can then save this as text, and it'll be
> consistent between browsers.
> Once you get this the parser should be happier with the file :-).
  Its happier with the text file.  The problem now is ye olde machine
independent line-feed.  The features and annotations run way to the right
with some embedded octal 012s.  My system is Win98.  Its probably fine on
Unix and Linux.


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