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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-08 19:18:13

George van den Driessche wrote:
> Yes - this was the one major benefit that I could think of when I
> wrote my original reply. But once you've exposed the data in question
> to the
> scripting language of your choice, you gain quite a bit:
> - By attaching validation routines and the like in your scripting
> layer, you can tune these without having to rebuild your program, or
> even restart it if you're lucky.
> - You can plug data and validation routines into UI elements using
> your UI design tool!

The one area where C++ is weaker than other languages for design time UI,
and component, development is in its lack of a general run-time reflection
mechanism. That is the only area which I see that is holding it back.

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