[Bioc-devel] could bsseq::data.frame2GRanges be added to GenomicRanges

Tim Triche, Jr. tim.triche at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 17:05:12 CEST 2013



> On Oct 6, 2013, at 6:28 AM, Kasper Daniel Hansen <kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com> wrote:
> bsseq::data.frame2GRanges does the obvious step of converting a data.frame
> to GRanges.  It has a couple of bells and whistles where strand can be
> ignored and additional columns (apart from genomic location) may be ignore
> in the output object.
> I (and now quite a few other people) use this function almost every day.  I
> have seen other implementations in other packages, suggesting this is not
> just something I (we) use.
> I suggests adding this function to GenomicRanges.  I am happy to support it
> going forward.
> Using this function we could also add an as(x, "GRanges") method for
> x=data.frame, but I still suggest keeping the basic function for the
> extended functionality it provides.
> Best,
> Kasper
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