[Biopython-dev] MAF Parser/Indexer
andrew.sczesnak at med.nyu.edu
Tue Apr 3 00:15:18 UTC 2012
Thank you for the feedback. I've tried to work on some of your
suggestions and will continue doing so.
> - Could you refactor some of the larger functions into separate smaller
> components? A couple of these spread over a ton of lines and it can be
> a bit difficult to follow the logic throughout:
Definitely--I see what you mean. I split __init__ into a couple
functions. I'm still worried about the 100 lines of get_spliced(). It's
big mostly because I overdid it on the comments, but hopefully that
helps explain the logic enough that someone else could work on it
without pulling their hair out.
> - Would you be able to put together a small example for the
> Cookbook or Tutorial documentation? This would be a great way to help
> others get started with the functionality and advertise it.
Absolutely. I have a few more ideas for cool demos that integrate with
other parts of Biopython. What's the best place to put draft text for
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