[Biopython-dev] Bio.SeqIO

Michiel de Hoon mdehoon at c2b2.columbia.edu
Mon Feb 26 01:45:16 UTC 2007

Peter wrote:
> Note that we may want to improve the generic alignment class at some 
> point (e.g. see bug 1944).  If alignments could be initialized from a 
> SeqRecord list/iterator this would make the SequencesToAlignment() 
> function "obsolete"...
I think that the functionality of SequencesToAlignment fits better in 
Bio.Align than in Bio.SeqIO. The easiest way to accomplish this might be 
to change the __init__ of the Alignment class from

def __init__(self, alphabet)


def __init__(self, alphabet, records=[])


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