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From: Hurd, Matthew (hurdm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-03 22:30:47

> On Behalf Of Beman Dawes


> Even the "why not" version seems overly complex compared to a console
> iostreams "Hello, world". Why not just:
> winout << title("Example window") << button("Hello, world!")
> << wait_for(delete_signal);
> I'm not necessarily pushing that exact approach, but just pointing out
> more
> C++-like alternatives.

I understand you're not pushing that approach. It couldn't quite work
like that as you're trying to structure a tree rather than a sequence.

Your << approach might be nice syntactic sugar for adding an element and
event_handlers or listeners and / or modifying a property.


Matt Hurd.

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