[Biococoa-dev] Moving on

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 10 21:18:15 EDT 2005

On Jul 10, 2005, at 8:50 PM, Charles Parnot wrote:

> I really think this is too much!! Grouping atoms, residues and symbols 
> under a same superclass makes sense. But the BCSequence object is 
> really a collection of such things, so it is really weird to have that 
> under the same class tree. Also, I agree that it has the same physical 
> properties, as it is a moelcule too. But for some reason, it seems you 
> have some kind of mass spec bias. I don't know where that comes from 
> ;-)
> I think haveing the sequence objects in the same class hierarchy would 
> be confusing and overkill. What do the others think?

It's all under the hood, and has no influence on the project. Compare 
it to NSObject which is the superclass of a wide variety of classes, 
that have nothing in common with each other.

I have removed the original class (BCStructuralObject) and will wait 
with adding BCStructuralElement until we get some more opinions.

- Koen.

More information about the Biococoa-dev mailing list