[Bioperl-l] bioperl-dev or branch?

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Mon May 25 17:50:08 EDT 2009

On May 25, 2009, at 3:36 PM, Hilmar Lapp wrote:

> I'm not sure the discussion ever ended in a real decision re: Chase  
> Miller's Summer of Code project.
> My understanding of the consensus is that it being new and  
> experimental code it should first come to life on bioperl-dev, main  
> trunk.

Yes.  From there we can determine where it will eventually go (core or  

> Existing modules that need to be altered should either be altered on  
> bioperl-live main trunk or, if the modifications are expected to be  
> too disruptive, on a branch of bioperl-live that is expressly  
> created for this purpose (i.e., will be folded back into main trunk  
> before the conclusion of the summer).

Yes.  When it comes to branching the changes proposed should be  
discussed on-list, but that's fairly SOP anyway.

> Does that match what everyone else thought?
> 	-hilmar

Not sure, but I assume non-response is 'yes' unless indicated otherwise.


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