Re: Bug#289043: ITP: perlprimer -- [Biology] Graphical design of primers for PCR
Ralf Treinen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 11:03:08PM +0100, Steffen Moeller wrote:
>> Package: wnpp
>> Severity: wishlist
>> * Package name : perlprimer
>> Version : 1.1.5
>> Upstream Author : Owen Marshall <email@example.com>
>> * URL : http://perlprimer.sourceforge.net
>> * License : GPL
>> Description : [Biology] Graphical design of primers for PCR
>> PerlPrimer is a free, open-source GUI application written in Perl that
>> designs primers for standard PCR, bisulphite PCR, real-time PCR (QPCR)
>> and sequencing. It aims to automate and simplify the process of primer
> Wouldn't the package be better named "pcrprimer" or something like this?
> The fact that it is written in perl seems not to be relevant to
> the user. The name "perlprimer" makes me rather think of a primer
> (tutorial) for perl.
Hmm, that was my first thought, too. OTOH, the upstream package is
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