[Bioperl-l] Found dead links in PDoc and a little improvement

Brian Osborne bosborne11 at verizon.net
Thu Feb 7 13:41:48 EST 2008


Oliver,

Removed those dead links, thank you for that.

The reason there's no close() in most code examples is that Perl  
programmers don't usually use this function. The filehandle is closed  
automatically when open() is called again or when the Perl script  
finishes.


Brian O.

On Feb 7, 2008, at 12:24 PM, Oliver Pelz wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I am a beginner in bioperl and currently working heavily with the  
> PDoc's.
>
> In this doc here:
> http://doc.bioperl.org/releases/bioperl-current/bioperl-live/Bio/Variation/IO/flat.html
>
> the two links to the EBI in the description field are dead. I have  
> looked to
> find other information
> but there is nothing available about this pseudo embl format.
> Has someone the old descriptions and can edit/paste them in this
> documentation.
>
> Another thing would help beginners.
> At the Bio::SeqIO documentation there are those examples for world  
> fastest
> ... converter.
> It would be cool to add a $out->close() to those examples because I  
> was very
> frustrated in the
> beginning when the outfiles were empty after the script had finished.
>
> Thanks for reading
>
> Oliver
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