Match_table tag.

Ian Korf ik1 at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Jul 23 10:05:45 EST 2002


St. Louis still uses the MatchTable as do I for my own personal ACEDB
instances. We could probably learn to live without them if they are
removed. I'm cc-ing Warren Gish on this for his opinion.

-Ian

On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Richard Durbin wrote:

> MatchTable is an array class, which is defined in some whooks/ file and does in
> fact work.  I think there is a matchtable.c or something like that somewhere.
> Its use is deprecated, but I think that the St Louis human annotation pipeline
> use it, at least they did once.  Ian Korf, now at Sanger, would probably know.
> The aim was to efficiently store very large numbers of matches.  We now put these
> into SMAPPed subobjects using the old tag structures, which are more flexible in
> that they allow, for example, Align information.
> 
> Perhaps we should remove all this, but in that case we should remove the code
> as well.
> 
> Richard
> 
> Ed Griffiths wrote:
> > 
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > Currently in the wspec/models.wrm held in the acedb CVS repository, in each of
> > the Sequence, Protein and Motif classes there is the following line:
> > 
> >         Match_table UNIQUE ?MatchTable
> > 
> > There is no actual definition of the class MatchTable.
> > 
> > I would like to remove the code that deals with this since it appears to be
> > redundant.
> > 
> > Is this in fact true ?  Does anyone still make use of this tag ?
> > 
> > cheers Ed
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