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Old 09-12-2021, 01:45 PM   #21
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Default Clarification is BBTools

Originally Posted by Brian Bushnell View Post
I maintain that using "L" to denote a number and "N" to denote a length are just wrong, and I don't know how that got started. So I always define L50 as a length and N50 as a number. But Quast, for example, does use "L50" to indicate the number of contigs and "N50" to denote a length.
I think that makes sense and just want to verify that in the BBTools and N50 is for counts and L50 is for length. Is that correct?
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