[Phylobase-devl] anyone there?
bolker at ufl.edu
Thu Aug 20 18:30:07 CEST 2009
I know we have gone well beyond our original plan in terms of time &
effort (although I think it has been very valuable) -- people may now
have lives they need to get back to (there's this ms. I ought to finish
revising, and classes start next week ...)
Are people planning on working today/in the near future? Being on IRC?
What do people think about release plans?
I would say we have:
1. rooting issues (bugs #423 ...) (Kimbel, Michonneau?)
we could probably implement replacing the root node via
and close out the bug/add the functionality, but if Steve/Peter
are close to having a native solution, that would be better ...
what else do we want/need? should rootNode(x) <- NA produce
an unrooted tree?
2. labeling issues (bugs #547)
we also have a minor issue in the output of misctests.R , which
> Note: Method with signature "phylo4d#missing#ANY" chosen for function
> target signature "phylo4d#missing#character".
> "phylo4#ANY#character" would also be valid
> Note: Method with signature "phylo4#character" chosen for function
> target signature "phylo4d#character".
> "phylo4d#ANY" would also be valid
it would be nice to clean this up, but if we understand it perhaps
we could ignore it instead.
3. build issues (#269 -- maybe closed?; I propose that #554, #583 get
downgraded or become "features")
we still have Mac build problems on r-forge: now it's
cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option "-Wno-long-double"
make: *** [nxsassumptionsblock.lo] Error 1
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
should we just hack -Wno-long-double out of the make/config files and
hope for the best??
is there any chance we can dispense with the UTF-8 encoding?
The R extensions manual (p. 32) is pretty pessimistic about this.
And we get a warning on R-forge:
Rd warning: 'DESCRIPTION' file has 'Encoding' field and re-encoding is
4. plotting: none, really. #568 should be closed. I really really want
a plotting option other than bubbles, but that's an enhancement rather
than a bug.
5. misc/cleanup: #590. #575?
also, make sure all doc warnings are cleaned up.
6. testing (#589): finish moving tests to RUnit framework?? what is the
status? I need someone to explain a little more to me about how
this works, I have questions ... is a complete move to RUnit
necessary for release?
Associate professor, Biology Dep't, Univ. of Florida
bolker at ufl.edu / www.zoology.ufl.edu/bolker
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