[Biopython-dev] fastsimcoal

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 20 08:40:39 UTC 2014

Hi Meliss,

That looks very useful - hopefully Tiago (the module
owner) will be able to take a look soon.

My only suggestion right now is to add some links to
the docstrings for where to get the programs, and
what version the wrapper was written and tested for
(which can be very helpful if the tool changes in



On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Melissa Gymrek <mgymrek at mit.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am new to the list and don't know the status of the PopGen tools, so
> forgive me if this has already been discussed. I added a controller for
> fastsimcoal to the SimCoal module (the commit from my forked repository,
> with the new controller plus a test case is
> here<https://github.com/mgymrek/biopython/commit/c9e066de7a22c12cb2e4af846f4799be90f8892c#diff-e6f6a9a7aaff77a7c7d3cf4a61defaef>).
> Fastsimcoal is basically a faster and more flexible version of simcoal2 and
> shares the same input format generated by Bio.PopGen.SimCoal.Template, so
> it made sense to add it there. Would there be any interest in adding this?
> Best,
> ~Meliss
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