[Biopython-dev] Time for Biopython 1.65?

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 10 16:45:07 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Compared to our typical release cycle, we're a bit overdue
> for releasing Biopython 1.65.
> Thanks to the NBDC/DBCLS BioHackathon 2014, I was
> able to spend most of last week working on the Biopython
> pull request and issues backlog - so things are looking much
> better now.
> Things I think we need to fix first:
>  * PhyloXML output under Python 3
>     https://github.com/biopython/biopython/issues/368

Done, thank you Eric.

> Things I would like to have:
>  * Evan's lazy loading as an experimental feature
>    https://github.com/biopython/biopython/pull/356

No comments?

>  * Proof reading of epydoc's reStructuredText API docs
>    (which should now be much prettier than our last release)

Travis W has run epydoc and read some of this (thank you),
but to make it easier here is the current version to read online:


(Consider this a temp URL for now)

> Things worth wider discussion (and maybe a beta release):
>  * String-like equality for Seq objects
>    https://github.com/biopython/biopython/pull/359


> Feedback on these or patches on other issues most
> welcome. Is there anything else I've overlooked which
> justifies delaying a release?
> Tiago kindly did the last couple of releases, but unless
> we have another volunteer I am willing to do this one.

I could do this tomorrow, otherwise early next week?


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