[Biopython-dev] incomplete patch to parse Genbank-TPA record BK000008

Jeffrey Chang jchang at jeffchang.com
Mon Sep 22 14:01:18 EDT 2003

On Monday, September 15, 2003, at 05:49  AM, Peter Bienstman wrote:

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> On Monday 15 September 2003 13:06, Andreas Kuntzagk wrote:
>> Since I'm stuck with this, I'm giving you the incomplete patch in 
>> hope,
>> somebody will have time to look at it. At the moment it parses the
>> BK000008 and BK000018 entries in GenBank and hopefully others as well.
>> BUT: the information is put into the Record only in form of one long
>> string with newlines deleted. If anybody really neads this info, it
>> should be stored in a better way.
> Thanks for looking into this!
> My personal view is that it's better to have a patch that parses the 
> records
> (even though it lumps the info), rather than no patch at all.
> Jeff, what do you think, can we commit this?

Yes, I agree.  I've patched it, and will commit it to CVS shortly.  
Thanks for the patch, Andreas, and Peter for checking it over.


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