Fields, Christopher J | 30 Oct 01:22 2012

Re: Bio::DB::Fasta changes

Thanks Florent, that helps tremendously.


On Oct 29, 2012, at 6:25 PM, Florent Angly <florent.angly <at>> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I resolved the issue, i.e. restored the ability to return a list of IDs (or a single scalar one), added some
documentation to make it explicit and added unit tests:
> Florent
> On 29/10/12 20:38, Dave Howorth wrote:
>> Florent Angly wrote:
>>> I suspect that this bug report you cited unveiled a corner case that was
>>> not covered by the tests. I'll assign the bug to myself and investigate.
>> It looks to me like the previous code and documentation don't match. The
>> CPAN docs, the git docs and the git code all appear to agree that there
>> is a single scalar result. But the CPAN code implements an array result.
>> >From the sound of it, people have been relying on an undocumented
>> feature. But there was a specific change in the code behaviour. As Chris
>> says, it seems like some discussion of the correct resolution would be
>> sensible.
>> Cheers, Dave
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