On 10/16/2009 08:23 AM, George George wrote:

> Please feel free to contact me at georgkam  address hosted at google's 
> email domain. We don't want to hijack this excellent mailing list that 
> is meant for Ruby with molecular biology discussions. I have re-posted 
> this thread to bioruby and we can discuss it there.

I don't mind having the discussion on this list - the topic is really 
interesting and provides some insights into classes of problems we are 
rarely confronted with.

> For now Robert's suggestion seems to have generated something that i 
> wanted, a non redundant motif that is free from backtracking.

Sounds good!  I'm glad the approach proves useful.

Cheers

	robert

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