[Biopython-dev] Bio.SeqIO.convert function?

Michiel de Hoon mjldehoon at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 28 12:55:33 UTC 2009

> Of course, if we have bottlenecks in the SeqIO parsing
> and writing code, it would be worthwhile of course to fix
> them - rather than writing a special case converter. Maybe
> to avoid the gradual build up of too many specialised
> converters, we might ask as a rule of thumb that it be
> at least three times faster than using parse/write?
I have no fundamental objection, but we should first try to speed up the current GenBank parser and see if the specialized converter is still more than three times faster.



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