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Re^2: Genbank file parsing

by blazar (Canon)
on Jan 11, 2005 at 14:03 UTC ( #421275=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Genbank file parsing
in thread Genbank file parsing

You might find it easier if your consider the file as a long string, one that happens to contain embedded newline characters.
IMHO this qualifies as a particularly bad answer since he specifically pointed out that his file is large and it is always recommended not to slurp large files all at once if possible. Now I don't see anything here that suggests this to be necessary...

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Re^3: Genbank file parsing
by EdwardG (Vicar) on Jan 11, 2005 at 14:41 UTC

    It depends just how large the file is, how much memory is available, and other various trade-offs. But you are probably right in general, although I would quibble about "particularly bad" :-/


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