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

Brian Osborne osborne1 at optonline.net
Thu Sep 21 23:18:44 EDT 2006


Chris,

Yes, good question. Removing these modules is fine with Richard Adams, but
I've been unable to contact Nat, the address 'natg at shore.net' just bounces
when I try it.

Does Nat subscribe here? Or is there a better address?

Brian O.


On 9/21/06 11:02 PM, "Chris Fields" <cjfields at uiuc.edu> wrote:

> 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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