On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Daniel Blankenberg <d...@bx.psu.edu> wrote: > Hi Florent, > Sorry for the delay. I did try the patch out shortly after you contributed > it, but it caused the functional to fail. I was able to fix the issue and > allow the existing tests to start passing, but I've been bogged down lately > and haven't been able to perform a more thorough review of the code. If you > could provide tests with files (e.g. for the tools affected) that test the > new functionality, that would be a great help. > The use of partition removes python compatibility for <2.5, although this is > a lesser/non-concern.
I guess you could use split, but special case on there being no space. > Also, I'm not entirely sold on having the "Identifier line" being parsed as > "identifier" + <space> + "description" instead a single identifier line. That is the normal convention, just like with FASTA. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkp1137 > This would mean that identifiers could not themselves contain spaces, > but "There is no standardization for identifiers" (so they could technically > have spaces?). Could two different reads be identified as "Read A" and "Read > B", but then would no longer be uniquely identifiable as each would then be > identified as "Read". If this added functionalilty were introduced as > optional behavior (e.g. a user needs to click a checkbox on the tools to > apply the id line splitting), these concerns can be mitigated. That is expected, "@Read A" and "@Read B" have the same identifier, "Read". > Peter, Florent, anyone else: I'd be very interested to hear your thoughts on > the above, particularly in respect to know real-world data. For now, lets > discount SRA data from this discussion. See also the new Illumina 1.8 naming convention where they dropped the /1 and /2 and hit it in the description. It should be tested, but I think Florent's patch will work here (while the current Galaxy behaviour won't). Peter ___________________________________________________________ The Galaxy User list should be used for the discussion of Galaxy analysis and other features on the public server at usegalaxy.org. Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. For discussion of local Galaxy instances and the Galaxy source code, please use the Galaxy Development list: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/listinfo/galaxy-dev To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/