[Bioperl-l] argument checking
Aaron J. Mackey
amackey at pcbi.upenn.edu
Fri Oct 1 10:36:58 EDT 2004
I think Class::Contract is the best declarative-style approach, but
would require significant architectural changes to use it in BioPerl (I
expect; happy to have someone prove me wrong).
On Oct 1, 2004, at 10:34 AM, Nathan ((Nat)) Goodman wrote:
>> I was wondering what developers thought about a generic argument
>> checking method, say in Bio::Root::Root.
> There's a lot of CPAN code that plays in this space.
> Class::Meta::Type, Getargs::Long, Params::Check are a few of many. I
> saw a
> nice module that lets you specify types and default values in a very
> readbale syntax, but for the life of me can't find it again! Sigh...
> heading in this direction with our Class::AutoClass, also (no doubt
> based on
> one of these others).
> If anyone wants to collaborate on this, we'd be delighted.
Aaron J. Mackey, Ph.D.
Dept. of Biology, Goddard 212
University of Pennsylvania email: amackey at pcbi.upenn.edu
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