[Biopython-dev] Bio.GenBank

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 7 12:58:51 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Michiel de Hoon wrote:
> Hi Peter,
>> I'd have to dig into the code to understand the patch, but
>> I presume there is a follow up question coming - can we
>> then deprecate Bio.ParserSupport since right now only the
>> GenBank and "pending deprecation" plain text BLAST
>> parsers use it (plus Compass which you recently fixed)?
> Yes. With this patch, the plain text BLAST parser is the last
> piece of code that uses Bio.ParserSupport.

I'm OK with modifying Bio.GenBank not to depend on
Bio.ParserSupport, and if you want to adding an "obsolete"
comment or more explicitly a PendingDeprecationWarning
to Bio.ParserSupport seems sensible too.


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