[Bioperl-l] 1.6 release
allenday at ucla.edu
Mon Mar 14 12:48:08 EST 2005
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Jason Stajich wrote:
> [using this post to also advocate for volunteers even though you were
> just trying to read on when your module changes needed to go in]
> At least from my POV there isn't really a plan for a 1.6 release date.
> I was hoping it could released before BOSC this summer.
> We still need a release-master to do 1.6 and a lot of recently added
> stuff needs to be cleaned up and re-tested before we will think about
> doing a stable release. I don't know when we will start a 1.6 branch
> in preparation for the release. I think this time around we will
> branch and make the stable release off the branch instead of our normal
> releasing off the main trunk. This gives us the flexibility to prune
> modules which are too new or add ports to support backwards
> It was decided that the new Feature/Annotation stuff won't be part of
> the stable release 1.6 but would be considered for 1.8 once it is
> proved to be stable. If backwards compatible patches can be made so
> the API established in Bioperl 1.4 is still respected (and no
> additional XML or Graph modules are needed for the core Feature and
> Annotation objects to work) we can consider some compromises. [Scott]
No problem. I can remove these dependencies.
> I realize that GMOD/Gbrowse has begun relying on this so a plan will
> need to be discussed, outlining exactly what new functionality is
> We will need a volunteer to be the release master/pumpkin and several
> people to help in the testing and bug fixing prior to the release.
> Jason Stajich
> jason.stajich at duke.edu
> On Mar 11, 2005, at 4:19 AM, Richard Adams wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Is there any schedule for the 1.6 release?
> > just to know by when I have to get by modules working.....
> > Richard
> > --
> > Dr Richard Adams
> > Psychiatric Genetics Group,
> > Medical Genetics,
> > Molecular Medicine Centre,
> > Western General Hospital,
> > Crewe Rd West,
> > Edinburgh UK
> > EH4 2XU
> > Tel: 44 131 651 1084
> > richard.adams at ed.ac.uk
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