[Bioperl-l] new/unannounced methods

Dave Messina dmessina at wustl.edu
Thu Mar 8 11:56:13 EST 2007

Nathan Haigh wrote:
> I've come across a couple of methods that are commented as being
> new/unannounced e.g.:
> Bio::Location::Atomic::trunc
> 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.

Maybe add POD that it's experimental and convert Jason's comments into 
the POD description?

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