[Chimera-users] setting pdb path for local mirror

Christoph Best best at biochem.mpg.de
Mon Dec 17 05:50:35 PST 2007

Moo Cow writes:
 > When a non-python reader looks at the code (__init__.py), it
 > seems to be trying out the divided directory
 >     IDcode = IDcode.lower()
 >     subpath = IDcode[1:3] + os.sep + "pdb" + IDcode + ".ent"

Python has a "special" way of writing indices: The subsequence is
formed excluding the final index, so s[1:3] means the second and third
character of s (indices 1 and 2), but excluding the fourth at index 3.


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