[Bioperl-l] Next-gen modules

Aaron Mackey ajmackey at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 11:43:32 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>wrote:

> Peter Rice and I have also been talking about line wrapping when
> writing FASTQ output, and if this is a good idea or not:
> http://lists.open-bio.org/pipermail/emboss-dev/2009-July/000593.html

>From the perspective of many user scripts that expect (irrationally or
otherwise) that FASTQ data not be line-wrapped, I'd argue against
line-wrapping.  The days of "human readable and editable" formats must be
coming to an end soon ...

Just another 2 cents on the matter,


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