[Bioperl-l] Status of Bio::Tools::WebBlat?

Allen Day allenday at ucla.edu
Thu Nov 16 08:43:35 EST 2006


Hi Sendu,

Several years ago I was asked by Jim Kent to stop maintaining it.  He
was concerned it would overload the UCSC servers.  It's not in the
distribution for the same reason.

-Allen

On 11/16/06, Sendu Bala <bix at sendu.me.uk> wrote:
> Bio/Tools/WebBlat.pm was in the old MANIFEST.SKIP file, as if the intent
> was that it not be included in any distribution. I've had a very quick
> look at it and the docs seem a little out of date. More importantly, I
> couldn't get it to return any results.
>
> I can't find any tests for it in the t/ directory either. Is there any
> interest in developing this module to get it into a working and tested
> state, or should I exclude it from the up-coming release of Bioperl?
>
> If no one wants to maintain it, should it be deprecated?
>
>
> Thank you,
> Sendu.
>


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