[Bioperl-l] RE: How to check mRNA

Ewan Birney birney@ebi.ac.uk
Wed, 17 Oct 2001 17:59:02 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Heikki Lehvaslaiho wrote:

> Sounds like breaking a good old system. 
> Why not :
> moltype() eq alphabet()
> molecule() could be a shortcut into source/sequenced_mol
>     and is it is not defined use the value from ID/Locus line
> I am being difficult?

So moltype() ne molecule() - aren't we setting ourselves up for confusion

I appreciate the need for backward compatibility. 

What about