[Bioperl-l] Splitting Bioperl and Test related Suggestions
dmessina at wustl.edu
Thu Jul 5 14:39:16 EDT 2007
> The real answer is to get out a stable 1.6 ASAP. The problem we
> currently have is (horrible Texas pun) 'too many pokers in the
> fire.' We have svn migration, major changes in the test suite,
> talk about splitting bioperl, a lot of bugs to sort through, new
> code to add or work on, etc. Not to mention our $jobs!
Yep, I hear ya.
> I think we should just bite the bullet and proceed with pulling out
> the controversial operator overloading in Bio::Annotation*,
> deprecate the tag methods in AnnotatableI, and go about fixing
> everything up. If that occurs (which seems to be the major
> impediment) and we get GMOD/GBrowse playing well with BioPerl then
> we can aim for a new stable release, and then institute a regular
> release cycle.
That's a great plan. You're right -- better to devote energy to 1.6
than to interim solutions.
Alright, I give, I give! :)
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