[Biopython-dev] PDB occupancy behavior
arklenna at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 13:07:41 UTC 2013
On Friday, 9 August 2013, Peter Cock wrote:
> > > How about the special float values NaN or NA instead?
> > > Or the Python special value None?
> > TBH I don't think there is any good reason to change the current
> > On the contrary, we should be careful when changing default values since
> > this might break users' programs.
> > My point is, that Lenna wants to read files that does not follow the PDB
> > standard, and so she needs to make provisions for that in her own
> > not the toolkit.
> Do you think this should be something handled differently in strict and
> permissive mode? Should missing occupancy give a warning or error in strict
(Resending to dev list)
None in permissive mode makes a lot of sense to me.
Missing occupancy is a fatal error in strict mode.
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