[Bioperl-l] Bio::DB:: queries

Jonathan Epstein Jonathan_Epstein at nih.gov
Tue Jun 10 17:06:46 EDT 2003

I have always considered this behavior to be excessive, and had some trouble debugging this case in my code the first time.

But making this change might cause some currently functioning application code to fail.


At 01:34 p.m. 6/10/2003 -0400, Jason Stajich wrote:
>Does it make sense for us to be throwing exceptions when an accession or
>id is not found in a db search (i.e. Bio::DB::GenBank) or give a warning
>(which can be silenced with -verbose => -1) and return undef?
>Do people have a strong feeling one way or another here?

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