[Biopython-dev] Reading sequences: FormatIO, SeqIO, etc

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon mdehoon at c2b2.columbia.edu
Mon Jul 31 17:34:41 UTC 2006

Marc Colosimo wrote:
> On Jul 31, 2006, at 11:14 AM, Peter (BioPython Dev) wrote:
>> In the short term maybe we should just replace the internals of the
>> current Bio.Fasta module with a pure python implementation like  
>> that in
>> Bio.SeqIO.FASTA - good idea?  Bad idea?
> I would keep them separate but change the documentation on the how-to  
> site to point to using the Bio.SeqIO.FASTA since that is where I  
> think we want people to start going. The code change to Bio.Fasta  
> should be to add a depreciation warning.

I agree with Marc here. No need to modify Bio.Fasta if it's on its way out.


Michiel de Hoon
Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Columbia University
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