Preventing Duplicate Sequences

Jud McCranie judmccr at
Fri May 9 22:51:15 CEST 2003

At 04:27 PM 5/9/2003, Rick Shepherd wrote:

>The big question is:  Should there be an automated check at the time we
>submit new sequences to issue a warning (to the submitter and would-be
>updater) if an identical sequence (or nearly so) is already in the database?

It probably isn't too hard to check for duplicates throughout the whole 
database and report ones whose terms match.  Then a person would have to 
look at the descriptions to determine if they are the same.

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