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

Mark A. Jensen maj at fortinbras.us
Wed Jul 29 19:35:07 EDT 2009

Excellent: more opensource beer! 
I like the south-of-the-border feel of BiomeX. 
cheers all
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Fields" <cjfields at illinois.edu>
To: "BioPerl List" <bioperl-l at lists.open-bio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 2:35 PM
Subject: [Bioperl-l] Bio::Moose is now....

> 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...
> Now, for extensions, should I assume this will eventually be BioPerl2  
> (and thus use BioX::*)?  Or stick with BiomeX::*?
> chris
> PS: Just a quick benchmark for the current Bio::Moose::PrimarySeq  
> implementation (we don't have SeqIO working as of yet, so the  
> benchmark script does the heavy lifting):
> http://gist.github.com/158317
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