[Bioperl-l] Re: Bio::Moose is now....

Siddhartha Basu sidd.basu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 20:12:26 UTC 2009

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, Chris Fields wrote:

> Biome!  This makes the most sense to me; as Mark points out the name works 
> as an appropriate acronym (BioPerl with Metaclass Extensions), as well as a 
> biome being (per wikipedia):
> "a climatically and geographically defined areas of ecologically similar 
> climatic conditions such as communities of plants, animals, and soil 
> organisms ... often referred to as ecosystems".
> Seems a fitting name for a open-source project.  I'll be moving the 
> namespace over to Biome over the next couple of days on github.  Now I owe 
> Mark some beer...

+1 for that name, have to update by repository now.
So,  how the namespace would be now,  everything Bio::Moose => Biome.
And Bio::Moose::Role becomes Biome::Role,  Bio::Moose::Location becomes

> Now, for extensions, should I assume this will eventually be BioPerl2 (and 
> thus use BioX::*)?  Or stick with BiomeX::*?
I would stay with BiomeX


> chris
> PS: Just a quick benchmark for the current Bio::Moose::PrimarySeq 
> implementation (we don't have SeqIO working as of yet, so the benchmark 
> script does the heavy lifting):
> http://gist.github.com/158317
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