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- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: :zz: OOPS-y-dizzy
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 18:33:28 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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In a way this is good. I'd like to have a little better
architectural handle on how this is being done,
for the next stage, so I'll put together a sketch
of the class breakdown I envision, get yr comments.
All best, Ted
At 12:57 AM 9/26/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Ted Nelson wrote:
>> How's it going?
>> How are the Objects of Desire ?-)
>I've already chatted to Andrew about this:
>Havinh looked further, there's really no sensible way to OOPify the
>existing source without re-writing it. The only thing that can be
>sensibly separated out is the cell-contents stuff, which is a small
>part of the whole.
>The problem is that most of the sections are designed assuming they
>have access to everything - eg the display routines need to 'know'
>what the cell contents are directly, and so forth. If you locked
>Xanni and me up in a room for a weekend we could re-write it OOPly,
>but it'd be a big effort.
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