[Bioperl-l] Should Bio::Tools::BPlite be deprecated?

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Tue Oct 17 03:34:25 UTC 2006

On Oct 16, 2006, at 10:24 PM, Brian Osborne wrote:

> Chris and Sendu,
> Sendu was correct in wondering whether id_parser() in Blast.pm  
> would work
> after the module was altered to use SearchIO but what I've found  
> out from my
> local tests is that id_parser() didn't work when BPlite was being used
> either. I can continue to work on this but it's safe to say that  
> removing
> BPlite doesn't cause a problem with id_parser, it was already there.
> Brian O.


It may be one reason (the main reason?) the method wasn't tested.   
Maybe it should be removed if it can't be easily fixed; I don't think  
it makes sense keeping it otherwise.


Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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