Christopher Fields
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NAME

Bio::DB::Query::QueryResultI - DESCRIPTION of Interface

SYNOPSIS

Give standard usage here

DESCRIPTION

This outlines the basic interface for a query result that returns objects, not rows. Basically, it is a stream of objects, similarly in spirit to the other Bioperl streaming interfaces like, e.g., Bio::SeqIO.

There is no specific notion here of a schema or database.

FEEDBACK

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  bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
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Support

Please direct usage questions or support issues to the mailing list:

bioperl-l@bioperl.org

rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to the Bioperl bug tracking system to help us keep track of the bugs and their resolution. Bug reports can be submitted via the web:

  http://redmine.open-bio.org/projects/bioperl/

AUTHOR - Hilmar Lapp

Email hlapp at gmx.net

CONTRIBUTORS

Additional contributors names and emails here

APPENDIX

The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _

next_object

 Title   : next_object
 Usage   :
 Function: Obtain the next object from the result stream and return it.
 Example :
 Returns : A Bioperl object (implementing at least Bio::Root::RootI)
 Args    : none

each_Object

 Title   : each_Object
 Usage   :
 Function: This is primarily a convenience method and in most implementations
           will just loop over next_object() and return an array of all
           objects.
 Example :
 Returns : A reference to an array of objects.
 Args    : Optionally, an anonymous function for filtering objects. If given,
           the function is passed one argument, the object to evaluate.
           The object will be included in the returned array if the function
           returns TRUE, and rejected otherwise.

finish

 Title   : finish
 Usage   :
 Function: Indicate being finished with this result so that possibly used
           system resources can be released.
 Example :
 Returns : none
 Args    : none