[Biococoa-dev] Nomenclature

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 19 19:02:08 EDT 2004

On Aug 19, 2004, at 12:39 PM, John Timmer wrote:

> An idea on init options -
> My sense is that when you can't create anything useful without a full 
> set of
> information about what you're creating, the best thing to do is make an
> "initWithDictionary" method, and document the format of the dictionary
> required.  I think this will be true for pretty much all our individual
> BCSymbols - certainly, it's true for bases and amino acids.
> For a basic "init" call, maybe we could just return a non-base or 
> non-amino
> acid item?

My idea was to use initWithSymbol, and then use that symbol to look up 
the data in the  the plist, and store that info in the object. We 
probably can have both.

- Koen.

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