[Bioperl-l] writing bioperl modules
cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Nov 26 10:10:32 EST 2008
I would suggest there are several areas which also could use a new set
of eyes to check things over. The more devs the better. For
instance, Sendu Bala led the team for the last release and largely
refactored Taxonomy/Species, which has worked out wonderfully. He
also introduced a generic lazy parsing interface.
Personally, I would like to see an R/BioConductor-BioPerl bridging
system (which would be itself a separate project). I'm working on
lotsa microarray and will probably be looking at Solexa or 454 data
soon. If only we could get a halfway decent interface to R (and a
buggy RSPerl does not count, as it's not on the CPAN and is poorly
On Nov 26, 2008, at 8:46 AM, Dave Messina wrote:
> Hey Tim,
> Thanks for your email.
> Absolutely we're interested in any contributions you're willing to
> While there is a lot of functionality in BioPerl, by no means would I
> consider it complete.
> Take a look at:
> for starters.
> Also, we're in the middle of trying to push out version 1.6 of
> BioPerl, and
> we could certainly use your help with that. See this post for details:
> Finally, if there's something you are personally interested in
> adding to
> BioPerl, maybe something that's relevant to your work, please feel
> free to
> propose it here on the list.
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