Hello Galaxy team and Eckart,
It seems questions about zero/one based coordinates are frequent by new
Some time ago I wrote a short summary (with screen shots) about the
different between one-based and zero-based coordinates in UCSC browser
(and by extension - in galaxy).
You're welcome to put it on your wiki, if you'd like.
Eckart Bindewald wrote, On 07/07/2009 02:14 PM:
thank you for providing the Galaxy server, it is a very impressive
web application. I have a seemingly dumb but important question, and
I could not find the information anywhere: what is the precise
definition of an interval? Or: has the first residue of a chromosome
the index zero or the index one? Is the end residue (the second
number of an interval) the last residue of the interval, or one
residue downstream with respect to the last residue included in the
Maybe questions like this can be included in the FAQ...
Thanks in advance,
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