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Re: Bug#489836: ITP: maq -- Mapping and Assembly with Quality

Charles Plessy dijo [Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 07:00:17PM +0900]:
> > Consider: 
> > 
> > "assembles short fixed-legth DNA sequences by mapping to reference sequences"
> Hi Don,
> After quickly browsing the Maq's user manual, I get the feeling that its
> main feature is not assembly (in particular, it can not compute de novo
> assemblies). Its prime function is mapping, and its advantage compared
> to other mapping programs is its extended workflow that facilities such
> as polymorphism analysis.
> How about "maps short polymorphic reads to reference biological sequences".
> For me, "read"(s) is an important keyword that I would like to keep in
> the description if we do not use the expansion of the acronym that is
> used to name the package.

I think this line is quite nice as a short description - And as the
first line of the long description, I'd include the package name
expansion - "maq (short for Mapping and Assembly with Quality)".


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