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Alexander Griekspoor mek at mekentosj.com
Sat Jan 8 07:57:26 EST 2005

> BTW, the reason that BioJava uses immutable sequences is: " It is 
> worth noting that many BioJava implementations of Sequence and 
> SymbolList do not allow edit operations as this may invalidate 
> underlying Features or Annotations." That's indeed something to keep 
> in the back of our minds.

And that scares me actually, because we all know it should be possible 
to keep annotations in sync: the attributed string. Apple managed to 
solve exactly this problem, so we should be able to come up with a way 
to have annotations in a mutable sequence class, instead of this lousy 
excuse ;-)

                      ** Alexander Griekspoor **
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    The requirements said: Windows 2000 or better.
    So I got a Macintosh.

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