[Bioperl-l] new/unannounced methods

Nathan Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Mar 8 11:38:31 EST 2007

I've come across a couple of methods that are commented as being
new/unannounced e.g.:

As it's not been documented with POD it reduces the POD coverage metric.
I wondered if it makes sense to have these types of methods initially
made private with the use of a leading underscore until it's unveiling?
This way, programmers know not to touch the method from outside the
module and the POD coverage doesn't see it as being missed.

Any thoughts?


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