[Biopython-dev] upcoming Bio.PDB enhancements - RNA

Kristian Rother krother at rubor.de
Tue Jun 1 14:11:51 UTC 2010


>>> from Bio.Struct import RNA
>>> # Would this work for you, Kristian?
>> Yes, it would be more descriptive than the originally proposed Bio.RNA .
>> I
>> am just concerned whether I could keep the 2D structure-related modules
>> in the same package.
> I don't necessarily see a problem with Bio.Struct or Bio.Structure
> covering
> both 2D and 3D structures. Does this 2D stuff include file parsers? That
> would complicate plans for Bio.Struct.read() etc. Maybe Bio.RNA is better.

Yes, currently, RNA contains 2D stuff. It would complicate Struct.read().
On the other hand, the 2D stuff is independent from the 3D modules - could
be split into two packages -- but I think keeping RNA is simpler.

Best Regards,

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