From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-09 09:27:30
David Abrahams wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>
> > > Hmm, "exectuted" properties anyone?
> > Yea, except with a somewhat different semantics and the fact that you can
> > have both executed features (i.e. a rule handles every value of feature)
> > executed properties (i.e. rule handles a particular feature, value pair).
> > > What was the motivation for shoving all of this functionality into
> > > generators in the first place?
> > You've proposed it as a way to handle stlport. I don't remember any other
> > motivation.
> It certainly sounds like a massive simplification to generators. I never
> liked the idea of introducing the orthogonal "generator categories". It
> always felt like a hack to me.
Okay, I hope to find a couple of hours this weekend to implement active
features/properties. I think I won't make it another feature attribute, but
rather make a new
feature.activate ( property : rule )
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