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Update NEWS and FAQ regarding Bio.PDB.MMCIFParser

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7 Doc/Tutorial.tex
@@ -286,10 +286,9 @@ \section{Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)}
turns a list into a comma separated string automatically.
\item \emph{Why doesn't} \verb|Bio.PDB.MMCIFParser| \emph{work? I see an import error about} \verb|MMCIFlex| \\
- Since Biopython 1.42, the underlying \verb|Bio.PDB.mmCIF.MMCIFlex| module has
- not been installed by default. It requires a third party tool called flex
- (fast lexical analyzer generator). At the time of writing, you'll have install
- flex, then tweak your Biopython \verb|| file and reinstall from source.
+ From Biopython 1.42 to 1.59, the underlying \verb|Bio.PDB.mmCIF.MMCIFlex| module
+ was not been installed by default. It required a third party tool called flex
+ (fast lexical analyzer generator). This should work with Biopython 1.60 onwards.
\item \emph{Why doesn't} \verb|Bio.Blast.NCBIWWW.qblast()| \emph{give the same results as the NCBI BLAST website?} \\
You need to specify the same options -- the NCBI often adjust the default settings on the website,
3  NEWS
@@ -16,6 +16,9 @@ The GenBank/EMBL parser will now give a warning on unrecognised feature
locations and continue parsing (leaving the feature's location as None).
Previously it would abort with an exception, which was often unhelpful.
+The Bio.PDB.MMCIFParser is now compiled by default (but is still not
+available under Jython, PyPy or Python 3).
Additionally there have been other minor bug fixes and more unit tests.
Many thanks to the Biopython developers and community for making this release
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