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Re: terrible

From: Vaclav Barta <vbar@comp.cz>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 19:48:19 +0000
Message-ID: <37BDB103.9B8C8E23@comp.cz>
To: www-lib@w3.org
Elliot Lee wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Aug 1999, Sierchio, Michael wrote:
> > Proof that you *can* do OOP without an OOP language, but that you
> > shouldn't ;-)
> More like proof that if you want to do implement an "interesting" OO
> design, C gives you the flexibility to do such. :)
> It would not be any better in a language with OO syntax - there are too
> many objects, they get strung together in rather strange ways, and a
> hierarchy of objects is non-existent.
There *are* hierarchies in libwww - anchors, for example. But what
I miss most is apparent lifetime of objects. It would be great if
I didn't need to know when to call HTProfile_delete, HTRequest_delete
and all the other functions I don't even know about...

I have a search engine, too!
Received on Saturday, 21 August 1999 01:59:09 UTC

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