[BioPython] Re: sequence class

Jeffrey Chang jchang@SMI.Stanford.EDU
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 02:00:48 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Thomas,

Welcome to biopython!

> I saw some mails on this list about dealing only with pure python code

An advantage to having python implementations of algorithms is that
they're immediately available for Java as well, via JPython.  But I agree
that we will need to hand code some algorithms in C.  For example, I doubt
we can get a fast enough smith waterman coded up just in Python, n^2 or

> I hope that I soon get this last manuscript ready, so I can upload the
> scripts to BioPython.

Great!  Let me know when they're ready, and we'll put them in Scripts