[Bioperl-l] Simplifications now possible with Perl 5.6.1requirement?
heikki at sanbi.ac.za
Thu Sep 28 08:50:44 EDT 2006
> Another issue is 'unpacking' of @_ and the regex capture variables. There
> are a number of modules where maintainability is shot b/c someone didn't
> unpack regex captures, like so:
> ($site, $pos1, $pos2, $strand, $score) = ($1, $2, $3, $5, $5);
> Bio::Map::CytoPosition comes to mind. At least build a queue out of them!
At least I got the code working. ;-)
The original version of the code was written in icarus (programming language
of SRS) which has many similarities to perl but also a lot of limitations and
twisted ways of doing things.
Feel free to work on the code.
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