Tue, 17 Apr 2001 22:21:26 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Jason Stajich wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Ewan Birney wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Jason Stajich wrote:
> > > Is there any reason why a Bio::Range object's start/end MUST be integers?
> > > What is wrong with a double here?
> > Why do you want to use a double (hmmm.. I'm guessing genetic map right)
> wanted a general purpose range object to test for 'contains' and
> 'overlaps'. Perhaps bioperl Range object is not the best one for this job
> though. Just that I made my Marker objects Bio::SeqFeatureI's...
I'd argue the "overhead" for a little cut-and-paste will not harm us and
keep things well defined. I dont even want to *think* about
interpretations of double-ranges in the context of splits and fuzzy
locations, and having if( $a->start == $b->start ) not working ...
So --- if it is just for Maps, why not cut-and-paste? What does
inherieting off SeqFeatureI by you but convention (which is a win of