[Bioperl-l] Simplifications now possible with Perl 5.6.1 requirement?

Torsten Seemann torsten.seemann at infotech.monash.edu.au
Tue Sep 26 23:32:10 UTC 2006

Sendu Bala wrote:
> Chris Fields wrote:
>>>> use base qw(Bio::Class);
>>>> # instead of
>>>> use vars qw(@ISA); @ISA=qw(Bio::Class);
>>> use base arrived in 5.4? Anyway, some modules already use it, and I
>>> agree we all should. Worth just converting all modules over?
>> Yes!  Definitely agree.
> I made the change. Not all modules could easily be changed, but the vast 
> majority were fine. 


> Doing this has the added benefit that the docs at 
> http://doc.bioperl.org/bioperl-live/ now don't have the inherited 
> modules duplicated in the included modules section, which always annoyed 
> me and confused the picture.

And thank you for comitting all those changes, and so quickly!

Dr Torsten Seemann               http://www.vicbioinformatics.com
Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Australia

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