[Biococoa-dev] BCSequenceRecord

Alexander Griekspoor mek at mekentosj.com
Sat Jul 9 14:36:16 EDT 2005

>> Anyway, we already had that discussion and the bottom line was:  
>> the annotations would be just one ivar = 4 bytes when nil,  
>> slightly more when empty dictionary, which is anyway very small  
>> compared to the sequence array of char.
> I am suggesting to keep the annotations outside the BCSequence  
> class.  BCSequence is only a sequence of symbols nothing more,  
> nothing less. BCSequenceRecord (only one class, no subclasses) is  
> basically a dictionary with all the key-value pairs from a IO file  
> and has-a BCSequence. in one of the key-value pairs.

Well, i certainly hope BCSequence is more than a sequence of symbols,  
otherwise just use NSArray....

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