[Bioperl-l] Unused or incomplete modules in bioperl-live

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Sep 21 23:02:54 EDT 2006


Speaking of, did we ever come to a determination on Bio::Graph?  I  
think we were waiting for Nat...

Chris

On Sep 21, 2006, at 9:20 PM, Brian Osborne wrote:

> Torsten,
>
> Without talking to the author one can't distinguish a module that  
> may be a
> true orphan, unsupported and unreferenced, from a module that the  
> author may
> want to build or elaborate on.
>
> Talk to the author, and if he or she doesn't respond then proceed  
> as if it
> has no value and mark it as DEPRECATED, scheduled to be deleted in  
> some
> future release.
>
> Brian O.
>
>
> On 9/21/06 7:51 PM, "Torsten Seemann"
> <torsten.seemann at infotech.monash.edu.au> wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> While auditing bioperl-live recently I noticed a module
>> Bio/Search/Processor.pm (Aaron Mackey)
>> which is unreferenced anywhere else, and it looks like a deployer
>> module, but there is no directory
>> Bio/Search/Processor/
>>
>> The last real CVS entry was
>> date: 2000/11/20 17:10:57;  author: jason;  state: Exp;  lines:  
>> +10 -11
>> "likely meaningless changes as we will probably chuck these modules"
>>
>> What's the correct procedure to deal with this?
>> Should it be deleted from CVS?
>> Or schedule for removal in the 1.6 branch?
>>
>> If there are any more modules to be retired etc, should we have a  
>> Wiki
>> page about it?
>
>
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Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign





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