Fields, Christopher J | 5 Feb 21:59 2013

Re: Removing Bio::FeatureIO? was Re: removing packages from bioperl-live

On Feb 5, 2013, at 2:10 PM, Carnë Draug <carandraug+dev <at>> wrote:

> On 5 February 2013 19:34, Fields, Christopher J <cjfields <at>> wrote:
>> Probably should retitle this to ask the question directly (make sure the right radars are pinged).
>> My vote is yes, it should be removed.  There were a lot of implementation issues with it that ended up
becoming problematic.  I do believe it is used, though, so I would like to get additional responses from the
community before removing it and pointing to the separate repository (where there has been a lot of
experimenting going on).
> Mentioning Bio::FeatureIO was just an example. I meant to ask it as
> more general. If the code is already in a separate repository, should
> it be removed from bioperl-live?
> Carnë

Yes for Bio::FeatureIO, no for Bio::Root::Root and the others at the moment (I want to get a release out by
March 1, which I'm planning on announcing later today, so the less disruptive it is the better).  Once we get
a new release out we should remove the rest.