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       Bio::Map::EntityI - An Entity Interface


           # do not use this module directly


       This interface describes the basic methods required for entities. An Entity is a kind of
       Bio::Map object that holds instance-specific data but relies on registering itself with a
       PositionHandler to handle its relationships with other entities. These relationships
       between objects are based around shared Positions, so Bio::Map::PositionI objects are a
       special kind of EntityI, along with Bio::Map::MappableI and Bio::Map::MapI objects.


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AUTHOR - Sendu Bala



       The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods.  Internal methods are
       usually preceded with a _

        Title   : get_position_handler
        Usage   : my $position_handler = $entity->get_position_handler();
        Function: Gets a PositionHandlerI that $entity is registered with.
        Returns : Bio::Map::PositionHandlerI object
        Args    : none

   PositionHandlerI-based methods
        Any methods related to interation with other entities should be implemented
        as a call to the PositionHandler