corebio proceedeth

corebio, the joint effort by a junta of California bioinformaticians to replace BioPython with something we like better, is proceeding interestingly. So far we have discussed the following issues:

  • what license? (BSD)
  • what focus? (sequence manipulation & parsing)
  • what about binary extensions? (focus on API, provide fast implementations where appropriate, but always retain basic functionality through pure Python)
  • we will be sure to have many automated tests + continuous integration + ...

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