[Biococoa-dev] NSMutableData vs malloc

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 10 20:06:39 EDT 2005

On Jul 10, 2005, at 7:59 PM, Charles Parnot wrote:

> I am completely and absolutely with you. But I am just being pragmatic 
> right now, and I know most people on this list want mutable sequences 
> now... One thing we could do is call all of these classes 
> BCMutableSequence, BCMutableDNASequence,... and not use the name 
> BCDNASequence,... But I think we will have mutable/immutable sequences 
> real soon now. I want to work on that!! I feel exactly like you, that 
> we need these immutable sequences to ensure better performance.

Of course we should have mutable sequences, but just not by default. 
And remember, because we are using typed sequences, we need to maintain 
at least 8 classes, instead of just 2.

- Koen.

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