[Bioperl-l] EUtilities term handling
bix at sendu.me.uk
Thu Oct 5 21:24:34 UTC 2006
Chris Fields wrote:
> I have corrected the EUtilities POD to reflect that all text input needs
> to be raw as URI encoding is done in the module, which should work (I
> think). I plan on committing it tonight. It also indicates that
> EUtilities search queries need to be made as if they are regular Entrez
> queries. Would that be sufficient?
You may not even need to mention anything about URI encoding, which
might frighten some people. Something as simple as:
my $esearch = Bio::DB::EUtilities->new(-eutil => 'esearch',
-db => 'pubmed',
-term => 'hutP AND xyz',
and/or some POD for the new() method:
Title : new
Args : -eutil => ...
-db => ...
-term => string, an entrez-style query
would get the point across, I think.
BTW, can the term string be supplied anywhere else other than new()? It
doesn't matter at all if it can't, I'm just idly wondering if I missed
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