Rajarshi Guha wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-06-17 at 16:05 +0200, Egon Willighagen wrote:
>> On Saturday 17 June 2006 16:02, Rajarshi Guha wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2006-06-17 at 15:46 +0200, Egon Willighagen wrote:
>>>> Do we really need this check? We leave a lot of checking to the user=
>>>> other places by policy too...
>>> It is a useful utility method. Why not keep it in there and note it a=
>>> an expensive method?
>> Mark the addAtom() as expensive??
> Sorry I misread the original post.
> What I wanted to say is that performing the check could be made optiona=
> and if specified (via a boolean for example) it would result in addAtom
> being an expensive (in terms of time) method.
I don't think that we need to check this in the PDBReader.
After all, if I interpret the situation correctly, this would only happen=
case of a corrupt PDB file, and we do reading here and not validation.
I would take it out.
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