[Biopython-dev] Deprecating Bio.PDB.Dice

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 18 12:36:39 UTC 2017

Pull request to do this is here:


Issue to reuse the code is here:


On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 1:29 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> This came up in discussion on GitHub issue #820 [*] about turning
> existing self-tests into proper unit tests for user under TravisCI etc.
> Bio/PDB/Dice.py is essentially an example of how to write your
> own selector for use with PDBIO to write a subset of a PDB file.
> We are proposing to formally deprecate Bio.PDB.Dice (and later
> remove it [**]), and ideally reuse this as an example script and/or
> test case.
> If anyone is using the Dice module, please let us know.
> Thank you,
> Peter
> [*] https://github.com/biopython/biopython/issues/820
> [**] http://biopython.org/wiki/Deprecation_policy

More information about the Biopython-dev mailing list