[Bioperl-l] Bio::Root::IO reads URLs from -file
jurgen.pletinckx at algonomics.com
Tue Aug 10 05:53:29 EDT 2004
# ... As to Hilmar's idea of not depending on LWP, I
# think this is also a good idea, and maybe the URL code can be a kind of
# 'mixin' - i.e. implement it in another module and then have
# Bio::Root::IO optionally add it as a plugin.
Except that we already depend on LWP::UserAgent. We might
as well use it if we've got it, right?
The usual motivation: there's a lot of hard work in LWP.
Sure, we could copy it, or recreate it, but why bother?
(I would vote for an explicit -url param, if this were a
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