[Biococoa-dev] Annotation questions
Koen van der Drift
kvddrift at earthlink.net
Sun May 29 16:13:44 EDT 2005
On May 29, 2005, at 4:04 PM, Philipp Seibel wrote:
> The Annotation and Feature stuff has to be designed very carefully.
> Btw i need it as well in my ProteinStructure classes. I think using
> dictionaries and dictionaries in dictionaries are a solution, but very
> difficult to understand for the user of the framework. On the other
> hand it's very flexible and could be easily saved as a .plist. So we
> should consider where we will need it in the future. I think features
> are even more difficult to realize, because they could have the same
> key and have a special order.
> Finaly i would suggest to discuss at least for 2 - 3 weeks, what we
> want to do with features and annotations and of course where they
> appear in "real life". We should take the time, because this is a very
> fundamental structure. I would also suggest to look at the
> implementations of BioJava and the others. Btw. is there a BioJava
> user in our group, to tell about pros and cons of their
> implementation. Ok so far from me .....
This sounds like an excellent subject to discuss at WWDC :)
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