# File lib/feature.rb, line 3
  def initialize(feature, position, qualifiers = [], parent = nil, subfeatures = [])
    @feature, @position, @qualifiers, @parent = feature, position, qualifiers, parent
    @subfeatures = Array.new
    subfeatures.each {|sf| add_subfeature(sf) }
    @locations = Bio::Locations.new(@position)
  end