[Biococoa-dev] Optimizations

Koen van der Drift kvddrift at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 15 19:11:16 EST 2005

On Mar 15, 2005, at 4:34 PM, John Timmer wrote:

> In answer to my own question, NSSet seems to be more efficient than an 
> array
> for this use.  Any thoughts on using one?  We could either use an 
> internal,
> private ivar only for tests such as this, or change the array to a set.
> Arrays and sets seem pretty readily convertible, and all this is in the
> BCSymbol class, so this shouldn't be a big deal.

Where do you want to use an NSSet, as a return value for findSequence? 
The advantage of the array is that the found sequences are in the 
'right order'.

- Koen.

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