[Bioperl-l] Do we need Bio::Root::Object anymore?
bix at sendu.me.uk
Mon Oct 2 05:55:27 EDT 2006
Torsten Seemann wrote:
> >>> I have removed all use/@ISA Bio::Root::Object references from
> >>> bioperl-live, except for those in Bio::Root::* itself:
> >> So I'd say they're both relics that can be removed. In fact I was
> >> planning on getting rid off all references to both of these modules
> >> before you did, so thanks! :)
>> I think they can go. It's probably a pre-1.0 deprecation that somehow
>> was never followed through on.
> Today I did a fresh CVS checkout of bioperl-live, and deleted the
> following modules and tests, and all tests passed with BIOPERLDEBUG=0
> * Bio::Root::Err
> * Bio::Root::Global
> * Bio::Root::IOManager
> * Bio::Root::Object
> * Bio::Root::Storable
> * Bio::Root::Utilities # may be used by third parties?
> * Bio::Root::Vector
> * Bio::Root::Xref
> * t/Root-Utilities.t # need to keep if we keep Utilities.pm
> * t/RootStorable.t
> Should we schedule for deprecation, or deprecate immediately as Hilmar
> suggested they were meant to be deprecated long ago ?
I'm happy to get rid of them all straight away. Does anyone object?
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