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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-25 06:55:12

> Also, what if you have a large number of GUI components? Storing them in
> the frame class would just increase the size of the object to the point
> where it is unusable.
> Also, doing:
> frame.add( gui::button( "Boost!" ));
> frame.add( gui::textbox( "Hello", 25, true ));

What you could do is:

frame->add<gui::textbox>("hello", 25, true);

Internally, they will map to
new gui::button("boost") and
new gui::textbox( "hello", 25, true)

Thus, there will NO copying whatsoever.


John Torjo
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