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

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Jul 30 02:15:27 UTC 2009

Well, I am from Texas...


On Jul 29, 2009, at 6:35 PM, Mark A. Jensen wrote:

> Excellent: more opensource beer! I like the south-of-the-border feel  
> of BiomeX. cheers all
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Fields" <cjfields at illinois.edu 
> >
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> Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 2:35 PM
> Subject: [Bioperl-l] Bio::Moose is now....
>> 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...
>> Now, for extensions, should I assume this will eventually be  
>> BioPerl2  (and thus use BioX::*)?  Or stick 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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