[emboss-dev] Mapping feature types to Sequence Ontology (SO)

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 17 15:50:57 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Peter Rice <pmr at ebi.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 16/08/2011 19:39, Peter Cock wrote:
>> I also noticed the seqret GFF3 output is using "+" as the strand,
>> which is wrong for a protein reference like this. It should be using
>> "." (period) as the features on a protein are strand-less (as done
>> in the UniProt GFF3 file).
> Thanks.
> We'll fix it for the next release, but my understanding is it should be
> acceptable to most parsers.

I agree this is pretty harmless - in practice all that really matters
is if the strand is "-" or not. Still, it should be straight forward to fix.


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