[Bioperl-l] Re: [Bioperl-announce-l] an extension to Bio::SeqIO
birney at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Jun 17 23:58:23 EDT 2003
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Lincoln Stein wrote:
> Once I hear that there's a more-or-less consensus on the GFF3 spec that I sent
> out, I'll make the appropriate changes to Bio::SeqIO to support it. The
> important features are:
I think this list of features is great:
> - ontology-based types & relationships
> - parentage relationships are independent of position relationships
- I really like this.
> - multiple parents
- not 100% keen, but still ok
> - split locations
- I doubt we will kill them ever. So, they stay.
> - separation of group from ID
> - arbitrary attributes (but they can be constrained by a CV if need be)
> I think this will go a long way toward making Jason's Transmogrifiers easier
> to write, and help with chado roundtripping.
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