[Biopython-dev] EMBOSS format name "fastq-sanger" in Biopython?
biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Tue Jul 21 11:32:59 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 6:57 PM, Peter<biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> I was expecting "fastq" to be an EMBOSS input only format given
> how I had understood this to be interpreted (ignore the qualities). This
> makes sense for tasks like FASTQ to FASTQ where the qualities can
> be ignored.
I meant of course, for FASTQ to FASTA conversion the qualities (and
how they are encoded, Sanger versus Solexa versus Illumina 1.3+)
can be ignored.
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