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Bio::DB::Persistent::BioNamespace - DESCRIPTION of Object


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


 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = Bio::DB::Persistent::BioNamespace->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::DB::Persistent::BioNamespace object 
 Returns : an instance of Bio::DB::Persistent::BioNamespace
 Args    :


 Title   : obj
 Usage   : $obj->obj()
 Function: Get the object that is made persistent through this adaptor.

           Note that this implementation does not allow setting the object.
 Example : 
 Returns : The object made persistent through this adaptor
 Args    : None (set not supported)


 Title   : identifiable
 Usage   : $obj->identifiable($newval)
 Function: Get/set the Bio::IdentifiableI compliant object from which to obtain
           namespace and authority, and to which to forward all IdentifiableI
 Example : 
 Returns : a Bio::IdentifiableI compliant object
 Args    : Optionally on set, a Bio::IdentifiableI compliant object

Methods for Bio::IdentifiableI compliance


 Title   : object_id
 Usage   : $string    = $obj->object_id()
 Function: a string which represents the stable primary identifier
           in this namespace of this object. For DNA sequences this
           is its accession_number, similarly for protein sequences

 Returns : A scalar


 Title   : version
 Usage   : $version    = $obj->version()
 Function: a number which differentiates between versions of
           the same object. Higher numbers are considered to be
           later and more relevant, but a single object described
           the same identifier should represent the same concept

 Returns : A number


 Title   : authority
 Usage   : $authority    = $obj->authority()
 Function: a string which represents the organisation which
           granted the namespace, written as the DNS name for  
           organisation (eg,

 Returns : A scalar


 Title   : namespace
 Usage   : $string    = $obj->namespace()
 Function: A string representing the name space this identifier
           is valid in, often the database name or the name
           describing the collection 

 Returns : A scalar