[Bioperl-l] Is Bio::Root::Xref redundant?

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Thu Sep 28 03:28:47 UTC 2006

This is the only link which has any relevant information:


According to Hilmar's post there, I would say there are a few  
Bio::Root classes that are long overdue for a dirt nap.

Glad to see you're on top of things!


On Sep 27, 2006, at 9:59 PM, Torsten Seemann wrote:

> Just spring cleaning down here in the southern hemisphere:
> Bio::Root::Xref
> - no real changes since 1998
> - docs say "WARNING: This module is still in the experimental phase  
> and
> has not been tested."
> - Bio::Root::Object uses it to add things via its xref() method but
> nothing I can find uses it
> Are there any Bioperl pioneers out there who could provide some  
> history
> or suggestions regarding this module?
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Dr Torsten Seemann               http://www.vicbioinformatics.com
> Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Australia
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Christopher Fields
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Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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