[Bioperl-l] SearchIO speed up
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Aug 14 11:45:49 EDT 2006
> On Aug 14, 2006, at 11:26 AM, Chris Fields wrote:
>> I originally thought it would be a good idea to keep code in the
>> experimental branch in line with bioperl-live because it would
>> allow it's continued use as a testing ground, up to 1.6 and beyond
>> if needed.
> Well, that's exactly not what you should be using it for.
> Use to test / trial your stuff if you're not sure it may just mess
> up things and if it does you're not ready to clean up throughout
> the toolkit but you might as well decide to discard the entire idea
> - which would then amount to no more than discontinuing the branch.
>> Otherwise I could see an experimental branch stagnating over time
>> without bug fixes, code updates, etc.
> Yeah, after a while once you've convinced yourself your
> 'experimental' changes work, you should port them over to the main
> trunk and then the experimental one should go into oblivion.
> Otherwise you create a maintenance nightmare.
Agreed. So basically have individual experimental branches for each
change, which is fine by me.
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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