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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-04 08:34:34

Beman Dawes wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, but that's just change for change's sake. It is not more C++-like.
Even if you insist that the original decision to implement "C++-like I/O" by
overloading << and >> is still the correct one, after C++ evolved
considerably, a window is not a stream.

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