[Bioperl-l] [Bioperl-announce-l] Bioperl 1.5.2 Release

Mauricio Herrera Cuadra arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Thu Dec 7 18:15:53 EST 2006


This has been a great effort. Congrats and thanks to everyone involved!

Mauricio.

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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MAURICIO HERRERA CUADRA
arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Laboratorio de Genética
Unidad de Morfofisiología y Función
Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, UNAM

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