[Bioc-devel] importing (and therefore requiring) one function, vs copying function
Robert M. Flight
rflight79 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 21:31:05 CET 2012
I'm creating my own package, and one use case utilizes gene ontology
graphs generated based on a user defined set of GO terms. There is a
function in GOstats, GOGraph that does this, but that would be the
only function I actually use from GOstats. Instead of putting an
import for the one function (and therefore adding to the dependency),
I thought about instead just putting a copy of the function in my own
package with a note as to the original source.
My question is which would be the best practice?
Robert M. Flight, Ph.D.
University of Louisville Bioinformatics Laboratory
University of Louisville
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EM robert.flight at louisville.edu
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