Tackling Git Limitations with Singular Large Line-seperated Plaintext files

2014-06-27 Thread Jarrad Hope
Hello, As a software developer I've used git for years and have found it the perfect solution for source control. Lately I have found myself using git in a unique use-case - modifying DNA/RNA sequences and storing them in git, which are essentially software/source code for cells/life. For

Re: Tackling Git Limitations with Singular Large Line-seperated Plaintext files

2014-06-28 Thread Jarrad Hope
Thank-you all for replying, It's just as Jason suggests - Genbank, FASTA EMBL are more or less the defacto standards, I suspect FASTA will be phased out because (to my knowledge) it does not support gene annotation, nevertheless, they are all text based. These formats usually insert linebreaks