[Bioperl-l] BioPerl CPAN
allenday at ucla.edu
Thu Jul 17 17:25:28 EDT 2003
I'm happy to manage the MicroarrayIO classes on cpan.
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Nathan (Nat) Goodman wrote:
> > I agree completely with Ewan's point below:
> > > The more I think about it, the more I think we should just use the CPAN
> > > system as it stands now, and perhaps have (a) some web pages, indicating
> > > which CPAN packages are "part" of bioperl (b) announce to the list that
> > > people can get CPAN depositing rights as-per-normal and then they should
> > > add their module onto a web site list with perhaps a type of
> > >
> > > "bioperl-development", "bioperl-scripts" or something.
> > >
> > > This way, no one needs to set anything up (but a web page...) and it is
> > > just about contributions...
> > My team and I are happy to get the ball rolling here. We can start with our
> > own software (I'm speaking here of work other than GBrowse and related code,
> > as Lincoln controls that). The module that's closest to release is our
> > Biblio extension. It would be good to include some other modules, too, so
> > it's not just an ISB thing. If people will volunteer their modules, we can
> > work with them to work out the best way to do it.
> that sounds great. What I think we should do is:
> Nat (or someone at ISB...) get a CPAN handle from the CPAN guys. The
> Bio:: namespace might be still officially under the control of steve
> brenner so he will either need to say ok (are you listening in steve) or
> will have to reassign the namespace control to someone closer to the core.
> Someone (perhaps in Nat's group...?) needs to learn from Chris Dag/Jason
> where the bioperl web site source code is and how to put up a new page. I
> have no idea (... and I want to keep it that way).
> then submit the code away!
> What are the Biblo modules like? Are they very similar or different to the
> ones from Martin Senger in Bioperl (Have I missed an email about this?).
> > Best,
> > Nat
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