[Bioperl-l] Bioperl 1.5.2 Release

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Wed Dec 6 22:56:44 EST 2006


Congrats! Great work, Sendu! Don't forget to celebrate.

	-hilmar

On Dec 6, 2006, at 5:39 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:

> I am proud to announce the final release of Bioperl 1.5.2.
>
> http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Release_1.5.2
>
> bioperl (core):
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.2_100.tar.bz2
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-1.5.2_100.zip
>
> bioperl-run:
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.tar.bz2
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.zip
>
> bioperl-db:
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.tar.bz2
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.zip
>
> bioperl-network:
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.tar.bz2
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.zip
>
> http://bioperl.org/DIST/SIGNATURES.md5
>
> (all are also available via CVS, and for Windows users, using the Perl
> Package Manager - see the wiki for details)
>
> The other bioperl packages (bioperl-ext, bioperl-gui, bioperl-pedigree
> and bioperl-pipeline) did not see a unified release for 1.5.2.
>
>
>
> This release represents a developer release which has been thoroughly
> tested. We consider it the most stable (in terms of bugs) version of
> Bioperl and believe it to be suitable for most people. It is marked
> 'developer' or even 'unstable' because its API may change on short
> notice. It will also not be maintained or supported beyond the next
> bioperl release.
>
> 1.5.2 introduces the following new (core) features:
>
>   * Taxonomy (Bio::Species) overhaul
>   * Bio::Map improvements
>   * Bio::SearchIO speedup
>   * Build.PL installation
>
> For details, and a complete change log, see the wiki.
>
> API documentation is available here: http://doc.bioperl.org/
>
>
> Acknowledgements:
> Enumerable thanks are due for the tireless efforts of Christopher  
> Fields
> (bug fixing, testing, documentation, discussion), Nathan Haigh
> (Windows&pre-requisite issues, testing) and Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
> (testing, documentation, support). Feedback and ideas provided by  
> Hilmar
> Lapp, Jason Stajich, Torsten Seemann and others on the mailing list  
> and
> elsewhere proved invaluable. None of this would have been possible
> without the behind-the-scenes work of the open-bio support team. I'd
> also like to acknowledge Andreas J. Koenig for his help with CPAN  
> matters.
>
> Finally, thank you to everyone who tried out the release  
> candidates, and
> especially those that took the time to file bug reports or report  
> problems.
>
>
> Remember, Bioperl can only go from strength to strength with /your/
> help. If you'd like to experience the fame and fortune that naturally
> follow becoming a Bioperl developer (?!), become one!
> http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/Becoming_a_developer
>
> On behalf of the Bioperl team,
> Sendu Bala.
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