Skip to content
Browse files

updated version

  • Loading branch information...
srynobio committed Jul 15, 2019
1 parent 834b1d0 commit f411690efb77629706ad7d6a12745b13d0078105
Showing with 1 addition and 1 deletion.
  1. +1 −1
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@

Author: Lincoln Stein
Date: 26 February 2013
Version: 1.23
Version: 1.24

Although there are many richer ways of representing genomic features via XML and in relational database schemas, the stubborn persistence of a variety of ad-hoc tab-delimited flat file formats declares the bioinformatics community's need for a simple format that can be modified with a text editor and processed with shell tools like grep. The GFF format, although widely used, has fragmented into multiple incompatible dialects. When asked why they have modified the published Sanger specification, bioinformaticists frequently answer that the format was insufficient for their needs, and they needed to extend it. The proposed GFF3 format addresses the most common extensions to GFF, while preserving backward compatibility with previous formats. The new format:

0 comments on commit f411690

Please sign in to comment.
You can’t perform that action at this time.