[Bioperl-l] Splitting Bioperl and Test related Suggestions

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sat Jul 7 16:57:37 EDT 2007

We'll prob. get a start soon, then.  I'll let you know when we start.


On Jul 6, 2007, at 8:00 AM, Scott Cain wrote:

> On Thu, 2007-07-05 at 11:57 -0500, Chris Fields wrote:
>> 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.
> I think this sounds like a good idea to me too.  I'm planning on  
> having
> a GMOD hackathon at the end of the summer; if I had a new API by then,
> we could focus on fixing anything that gets broken by the changes.
> Scott
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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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