[Bioperl-l] For the 1.6 release...
cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Dec 10 14:47:30 EST 2008
Works for me. I'll post a bit ahead of time before I tag 1.6.
On Dec 10, 2008, at 1:27 PM, Scott Cain wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Count me as one who is rushing to get newish code ready. I hope to
> have Bio::DB::SeqFeature::Store::DBI::Pg ready to go by tomorrow.
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Chris Fields
> <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
>> Just to note for anyone not subscribed to the dev list, I haven't
>> created a
>> branch or tagged anything for 1.6 yet, but will probably do so in
>> the next
>> We are seeing some very promising code from new devs. However, we
>> want subtle bugs sneaking in with rushed code at the last minute.
>> 1) Any new modules and functionality trying to make it into the
>> initial 1.6
>> release at the last minute still need to pass *all* tests, not just
>> the ones
>> in a particular test file.
>> 2) Be prepared to ->support<- your code/modules (and it's current
>> flowers/warts and all). This code will go out to a LOT of users.
>> As noted
>> previously, API changes that break code or tests will NOT be
>> allowed in this
>> release series. If you think there is a design flaw: take a deep
>> There is no need to rush. See #3 below.
>> 3) We intend on having regular point releases (about every 3-4
>> months) for
>> bug fixes and some added functionality (as long as it does not
>> change the
>> API and can be supported). If your module's or code's API is in a
>> that may change, please consider waiting until a later point release.
>> 1.6 has been a long time coming. We made the point early on for this
>> release that the focus was primarily to be on bug fixes;
>> enhancements would
>> only be included if they come with and can pass all new and current
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