[Bioperl-l] Bio::Moose is now....

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Wed Jul 29 18:08:21 EDT 2009

On Jul 29, 2009, at 3:12 PM, Siddhartha Basu wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, Chris Fields wrote:
>> Biome!  This makes the most sense to me; as Mark points out the  
>> name works
>> as an appropriate acronym (BioPerl with Metaclass Extensions), as  
>> well as a
>> biome being (per wikipedia):
>> "a climatically and geographically defined areas of ecologically  
>> similar
>> climatic conditions such as communities of plants, animals, and soil
>> organisms ... often referred to as ecosystems".
>> Seems a fitting name for a open-source project.  I'll be moving the
>> namespace over to Biome over the next couple of days on github.   
>> Now I owe
>> Mark some beer...
> +1 for that name, have to update by repository now.
> So,  how the namespace would be now,  everything Bio::Moose => Biome.
> And Bio::Moose::Role becomes Biome::Role,  Bio::Moose::Location  
> becomes
> Biome::Location.

Yes.  I just did a full Bio::Moose->Biome subst in all the files and  
that seemed to catch all tests.  Should be updated in github.  Note  
that everything is in /lib/Biome now (instead of plain /Biome) for  

>> Now, for extensions, should I assume this will eventually be  
>> BioPerl2 (and
>> thus use BioX::*)?  Or stick with BiomeX::*?
> I would stay with BiomeX
> -siddhartha

Okay; we'll stick with that for now.


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