repost - Re: [Bioperl-l] Huh? Bioperl Seq objects and strands

Peter van Heusden
Wed, 20 Sep 2000 13:42:12 +0200 (SAST)

On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Ewan Birney wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Mark Wilkinson wrote:
> > Just to re-post this question as it seems to be either (a) a bug, or (b) an
> > unusual desire by the person who wrote the parser...
> It is a "feature".
> > Can *anyone* explain the rationale behind this?  If others agree that the
> > status-quo is not a "good idea", then can we "fix" it?
> > 
> There is no good idea about this. It is simply a bug. 

Isn't this the one I was pointing at some months ago? It was related to
the code, sub union, which always returns a strand of 0.

It is fixed on both the head of the CVS tree, and also the branch-06

It will be fixed in the bioperl 0.6.2 release, as well, of course.

Peter van Heusden
Electric Genetics