Christopher Fields > BioPerl-1.6.920 > Bio::DB::SeqFeature::NormalizedTableFeatureI

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NAME ^

Bio::DB::SeqFeature::NormalizedTableFeatureI -- Interface for normalized features whose hierarchy is stored in a table

SYNOPSIS ^

none

DESCRIPTION ^

This is an extremely simple interface that contains a single method, subfeatures_are_stored_in_a_table(). This method returns a true value.

Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store feature classes will inherit this interface to flag that in addition to being able to store features in a normalized way, they will use the Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store database to record their parent/child relationships. A class that inherits from NormalizedTableFeatureI will also inherit from NormalizedFeatureI, as the first is a subclass of the second.

BUGS ^

None, but the whole class design might be flawed.

SEE ALSO ^

bioperl, Bio::DB::SeqFeature, Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store, Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Segment, Bio::DB::SeqFeature::GFF3Loader, Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store::DBI::mysql, Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store::bdb

AUTHOR ^

Lincoln Stein <lstein@cshl.org>.

Copyright (c) 2006 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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