Computer readable FASTA output

Keith Robison robison at mito.harvard.edu
Sun Oct 15 10:44:36 EST 1995


Just one little suggestion -- I have found it very useful
when program output or database entries include an
end-of-record delimiter (such as the line with only // 
in many of the biodatabase flat file formats).  
This way, a parser can know when to stop -- which means you
can embed data in a mail message and still be able to parse
it.  It also tends to improve human readability.

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at mito.harvard.edu 








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