[Bioperl-l] XEMBL deprecation
cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Feb 15 16:51:58 EST 2007
I have gone ahead and marked Bio::DB::XEMBL and Bio::DB::XEMBLService
both for deprecation in the wiki and in CVS (though I haven't set any
The XEMBL web services are no longer available, and it looks like
everything is running through DBFetch now. The XEMBL tests are
skipped if no server is detected, so they shouldn't cause any
problems with Bioperl installations.
Lincoln, was there anything to salvage from these? I noticed they
used SOAP::Lite, so maybe we could convert these over to a SOAP-based
interface to DBFetch web services?
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