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Charlie Gonzalez

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  • Liz commented on Cleaning up the IDs in a FASTA file

    split() currently does not create a lazy list. If the grammar engine is used to split, it creates all Match objects prior to returning and starting to hand them back. If it is not, it is using the internal nqp::split function, which also builds structures in memory (and does not have a parameter to only split into x elements).

    So, split is not lazy.

  • Ken Youens-Clark commented on Cleaning up the IDs in a FASTA file

    "starts-with" is a great thing to show my beginner students! I keep forgetting about that, but it's a nice borrow from Python. Thanks!

  • Ken Youens-Clark commented on Cleaning up the IDs in a FASTA file

    Pawel, I accidentally stumbled into bioinformatics. I was a Perl hacker who got hired by Lincoln Stein back in 2001 to work at Cold Spring Harbor Lab. It was immediately fascinating and horribly intimidating. I have never felt even a little bit competent as a biologist, but I keep trying to learn as much as possible. After working for CSHL (on the Gramene.org project), I moved to the Univ. of Arizona where I work for Dr. Bonnie Hurwitz in a field called "metagenomics." I'm still in way over my head, but she puts up with me because I can hack together pipelines. So, just keep learning,…

  • Martin McGrath commented on Call for volunteers to update OWASP Perl Wiki

    Hi Charlie, do you a rough idea how long account requests take to process for the OWASP wiki?

  • Grinnz commented on Call for volunteers to update OWASP Perl Wiki

    Surely Perl 6 should get its own page rather than confusing the Perl page.

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