Several years ago I was asked by Jim Kent to stop maintaining it. He
was concerned it would overload the UCSC servers. It's not in the
distribution for the same reason.
On 11/16/06, Sendu Bala wrote:
> Bio/Tools/WebBlat.pm was in the old MANIFEST.SKIP file, as if the intent
> was that it not be included in any distribution. I've had a very quick
> look at it and the docs seem a little out of date. More importantly, I
> couldn't get it to return any results.
> I can't find any tests for it in the t/ directory either. Is there any
> interest in developing this module to get it into a working and tested
> state, or should I exclude it from the up-coming release of Bioperl?
> If no one wants to maintain it, should it be deprecated?
> Thank you,