What are regions for? (was Re: [DAS2] DAS intro)

Andrew Dalke dalke at dalkescientific.com
Mon Dec 5 17:43:04 UTC 2005

> 	Okay, for now ignore the whole issue of assembly.  The need for
> something like /region doesn't depend on different levels of assembly.
> I do think handling assembly information is necessary, but that's for a
> different post.


> 	In the current spec the ".../region" query is the only way to
> _efficiently_ discover the set of sequences that can be used for
> region/sequence-based filters in feature queries.

What's wrong with


That is, regions are as specific type of feature.

					dalke at dalkescientific.com

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