The Bioinformatics Template Library (BTL)
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The BTL uses templates to implement generic programming in same way as the Standard Template Library (STL). The original STL has largely been incorporated into the ANSII/ISO standard for C++. For more information on the STL, see Silicon Graphic's Programmers Guide.

The BTL is described in a poster we presented recently

Download BTL 3.0  (BTL3.tar.gz or
     The source code was last updated on 29th October 1999 following one year of use worldwide it is now regarded as a beta release

View the BTL 3.0 documentation 

Note: BTL is fully tested with egcs 1.1.1 and 1.1.2. 
    Following the gcc/egcs merger there have been problems with more recent releases.
    Use with gcc 2.95 and beyond is not presently recommended.

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