[Biopython-dev] parsers status

Yves Bastide Yves.Bastide at irisa.fr
Mon Feb 24 05:38:56 EST 2003

Jeffrey Chang wrote:
> The FormatIO system is starting to mature, so it is a good idea to start 
> thinking about using Martel expressions for new parsers (and possibly 
> porting old ones).  The new system has a lot of advantages, such as 
> exporting a unified interface, format auto-detecting, integration with 
> data loading.

How does one use FormatIO?  There's no documentation on it, and I've 
been unable to grok it yet. (Too bad, didn't know wublast.py before 
hacking Blast.NCBIStandalone... :-/)


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