[Biopython-dev] Deprecate (or remove?) Scripts/xbbtools/xbb_*.py

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 10 09:33:27 UTC 2016

On a related note, is anyone using the simple SeqGui tool?

This offers RNA/DNA transcription and back-transcription,
plus translation to protein via a choice of genetic codes,
but again would benefit from an active maintainer.



GitHub issue:



On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 6:29 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Is anyone using the GUI tool under Biopython's Scripts/xbbtools/
> folder?
> It was written using a library called Pmw (Python megawidgets),
> but sadly it hasn't had anyone keeping it properly up to date since
> Thomas Sicheritz Pontén first wrote it back in 2001.
> Sadly unless someone volunteers to take over maintaining this,
> I propose to deprecate it - or even simply remove it - in the next
> release of Biopython.
> Please reply here, or comment on GitHub here:
> https://github.com/biopython/biopython/issues/848
> Thank you,
> Peter

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