[Bioperl-l] Entrez Gene parser questions

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Wed Jun 8 23:28:25 EDT 2005

On Jun 9, 2005, at 11:01 AM, Stefan Kirov wrote:

>> As for the output, these are obviously warnings, and instead of 
>> asking you to turn off -w (L.Wall: Known bugs: -w is not on by 
>> default.) Stefan and Mingyi should fix whatever is needed to silence 
>> those warnings. (No offense please)
> None taken. But this is not even a developer's release and I believe 
> such bugs are usual and normal (as long as they are not there for 
> ever). I am creating tests and I will fix the warnings when I commit 
> these, but I believe there are no deadlines I am missing. Please 
> correct me if I am wrong and I can probably spend some more time 
> fixing the warnings produced by entrezgene parser.
> Overall I don't believe it is a bad idea for people to explore 
> particular code without strict (provided this does not go into 
> production). That's why the term 'unstable'  exists, does it not?

Sure - I haven't said you should fix it ASAP or should have fixed it 
already, have I? Developers who are annoyed can BTW fix it themselves 
:-) the thing is just not everybody is a  developer in this regard.

Hilmar Lapp                            email: lapp at gnf.org
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