[Biojava-l] Introducing a mutation in a DNA sequence

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 09:49:50 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 10:01 AM, LAW Andy <andy.law at roslin.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> I think the philosophical view on this is that the mutated sequence
> is a *new* and *different* sequence.

Biopython has two explicit object models, Seq (read only) and
MutableSeq (editable) with similar APIs, which in part reflects the
fact that in Python strings themselves are immutable (read only).


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