[Bioperl-l] Bptutorial.pl removed

Mauricio Herrera Cuadra arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Fri Sep 29 04:36:14 UTC 2006


I've also removed t/tutorial.t from CVS to avoid problems while 'make test'.


Brian Osborne wrote:
> bioperl-l,
> A few months ago I asked questions of bioperl-l in order to ascertain
> whether there was any value in attempting to maintain 2 copies of
> bptutorial, one in the Wiki and one in the package. Specifically I was
> asking whether there was anyone who thought the scripts in bptutorial.pl
> were valuable, there was no positive response. There was a comment about the
> value of a script in bptutorial.pl that served to trace through the
> inheritance of a given module, but this capability is now handled by the
> Deobfuscator online.
> Since the contents of bptutorial were moved to the Wiki I¹ve made some edits
> to the Wiki, so these two are now out of sync. Since they¹re out of sync
> it¹s best that the out-of-date copy be removed. Some have thought that the
> tutorial should be removed altogether from the Wiki by separating it into
> HOWTOs, that¹s another question. I happen to agree that this might be good,
> for the moment I¹m just concerned with keeping our documentation current.
> There was also discussion about creating files in the package that mirror
> the Wiki contents, also a good idea but no one has explored this, as far as
> I know (tools such as Text::MediawikiFormat could be used for this purpose).
> Brian O.
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arareko at campus.iztacala.unam.mx
Laboratorio de Genética
Unidad de Morfofisiología y Función
Facultad de Estudios Superiores Iztacala, UNAM

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