[Bioperl-l] Bioperl 1.5.2 Release
jason at bioperl.org
Thu Dec 7 00:06:36 EST 2006
hear! hear! Excellent work. Thanks for leading the effort on this
release and all of the behind the scenes work, attention to detail,
and cat herding work it took make this possible.
On Dec 6, 2006, at 2:39 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:
> I am proud to announce the final release of Bioperl 1.5.2.
> bioperl (core):
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-run-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-db-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> cpan>install S/SE/SENDU/bioperl-network-1.5.2_100.tar.gz
> (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/
> Enumerable thanks are due for the tireless efforts of Christopher
> (bug fixing, testing, documentation, discussion), Nathan Haigh
> (Windows&pre-requisite issues, testing) and Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
> (testing, documentation, support). Feedback and ideas provided by
> Lapp, Jason Stajich, Torsten Seemann and others on the mailing list
> 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
> Finally, thank you to everyone who tried out the release
> candidates, and
> especially those that took the time to file bug reports or report
> 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!
> On behalf of the Bioperl team,
> Sendu Bala.
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