[Bioc-devel] RFC for a container for ChIP-chip data

Vincent Carey 525-2265 stvjc at channing.harvard.edu
Thu Oct 12 17:06:49 CEST 2006

> > I don't know how many exemplars we may want to have of this kind of
> > data, so I don't want to sweat it too much.
> >
> > If no one anticipates multiple exemplars of this kind of data, we
> > could just use ExpressionSet and live with the terminologic abuse.
> If the only benefit of a new class is new names and if you will want
> to apply the same computations, then you really are just making work.
> Make a new class _if_ the existing methods (thinking machine learning,
> etc) that operate on exprs() are not going to make sense and need
> customization.

i will go with ExpressionSet for now and if we need extension then we
will do it.  there were no compelling a priori arguments for extension.

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