querying on square-brackets, []

Dave Matthews matthews at greengenes.cit.cornell.edu
Wed Aug 14 10:04:51 EST 2002

Hi jean,

> please try the following 2 tests, i expect both of them to
> complete immediatly
> test 1:
> find sequence [AL505438.1]
> this should be fast because find not preceded by query
> does the same as the acedb graphic main window top yellow box
> that is a strict name search without interpretation

Yes, less than 1 second.

> test 2:
> query find sequence IS "[AL505438.1]"
> this is the fully pedantic form of the query
> the presence of IS forces evaluation of name matching

This one takes 6-7 seconds.  
I also tried it on a class with only 2000 objects and then it was < 1 sec.

- Dave

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