[Bioperl-l] Tools::Run::Primer3Redux

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Apr 15 08:23:32 EDT 2010

On Apr 15, 2010, at 3:51 AM, Peter wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:11 AM, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
>> John,
>> If you want you can submit a patch to address this.  The current
>> Primer3Redux implementation is experimental (parameter work for
>> the wrapper may be , but the API won't necessarily change much.
>> Though, it certainly isn't fixed in place, hence it being in bioperl-dev ;>
>> I'm a little unsure what you mean with #2 below.  If primer3 in now in v2
>> final (no longer alpha), yes we can change that.  Otherwise I'm not sure
>> I want to make the default an alpha version.
>> chris
> Hi Chris,
> Currently the latest release of primer3 is version 2.2.2 beta, so it does
> look like a final release is coming and the command API should be
> pretty static now (beta compared to an alpha release).
> http://primer3.sourceforge.net/
> Peter

Right, but it has taken a few years to go from alpha to beta.  Not to say that it will take a few more to final v2, but I've seen that happen (*cough*Infernal*cough*).

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