[Bioperl-l] Use of Root.pm versus RootI.pm
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Oct 16 13:33:50 EDT 2006
> So it looks like an abstract base class, not an interface that
> defines a contract or API? Should use Root.pm then, would be my vote.
Makes sense to me. Maybe another audit is needed to catch similar
instances, or has this been done already?
> On Oct 16, 2006, at 4:08 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:
> > Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> >> What does the POD (and the code) say about instantiating it?
> > =head1 SYNOPSIS
> > # do not use this object directly, it provides the following
> > methods
> > # for its subclasses
> > ...
> > =head1 DESCRIPTION
> > This is a basic module from which to build executable wrapper modules.
> > It has some basic methods to help when implementing new modules.
> > There is no new() method.
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