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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-24 04:14:02

David Abrahams wrote:

> Reece Dunn <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>A windowing framework should abstract the windowing facilities of a
>>particular platform. Here are my list of requirements for this type of
>>[1] Support constructor-based window creation, e.g.:
>> frame.add( new gui::button( "Boost!" ));
> Get rid of the new operator, though. IMO there's no excuse for a GUI
> framework to expose users to unmanaged resources.

Indeed. You can do this:

frame->add<gui::button>( "Boost!");


John Torjo
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