[Bioc-devel] as.list of a GRanges
MEC at stowers.org
Thu Feb 15 20:53:23 CET 2018
Can I ask, is this change under discussion in current release or so far in Bioconductor devel only (my assumption)?
> On 02/15/2018 08:37 AM, Michael Lawrence wrote:
> > So is as.list() no longer supported for GRanges objects? I have found it
> > useful in places.
> Very few places. I found a dozen of them in the entire software repo.
However there are probably more in the wild...
> Now you should use as.list(as(gr, "GRangesList")) instead.
> as.list() was behaving inconsistently on IRanges and GRanges objects,
> which is blocking new developments. It will come back with a consistent
> behavior. More generally speaking IRanges and GRanges will behave
> consistently as far as their "list interpretation" is concerned.
Can we please be assured to be reminded of this prominently in release notes?
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