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From: Fields, Christopher J <cjfields <at> illinois.edu>
Subject: Re: is Bio::DB::Biblio::eutils duplicate of Bio::DB::EUtilities ?
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.perl.bio.general
Date: Saturday 9th March 2013 15:07:20 UTC (over 3 years ago)
On Mar 9, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Carnë Draug  wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I was looking at EUtilities and found Bio::DB::Biblio::eutils. This
> module, part of bioperl-live, seems to be re-implementing pieces of
> Bio::DB::EUtilities, part of Bio-EUtilities. Is this correct?

Sort of; it predates Bio::DB::EUtilities but is very specific for
bibliographic data.

> According to Bio::DB::Biblio::eutils documentation, it should not be
> used directly, instead should be used through Bio::DB::Biblio. This
> means that it could be replaced by Bio::DB::EUtilities without any
> disturbance (other than adding a dependency and as long as users have
> been respecting the recommendations).
> 
> Carnë

Right; the intent is at some point to also do something similar with other
eutils-related tools (Bio::DB::GenBank, etc).

chris
 
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