In article <9110071252.AA08988 at genbank.bio.net>, BROE at AARDVARK.UCS.UOKNOR.EDU (Bruce Roe) writes:
> Eric Cabot writes:
> => Hi netters,
> => Can someone please email or post the format specifications of the
> => sequence files used by Staden's programs?
> => Thanks,
>> The staden format is plain text with a hard carrage return at the
> end of the line (usually 60 characters long). There also can be
> a single header line enclosed by less_than greater_than signs.
> The following lines are a typical "staden-format" file. Note
> that there is nothing at the end of the file as there is with
> other formats.
> /o o\ \ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /\ /
> o X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
> \O/ / \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ BROE at aardvark.ucs.uoknor.edu
This is not quite correct. Some Staden SW has (in the past at least) expected
a @ as an end of sequence marker.