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
The Bioinformatics Template Library (BTL)
The BTL is described in a poster
we presented recently
BTL 3.0 (BTL3.tar.gz
The source code was last updated on 29th
October 1999 following one year of use worldwide it is now regarded as
a beta release
the BTL 3.0 documentation
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.
questions to Mark