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Re[2]: "multiple inheritence" / behavior


From: Manuel Guesdon
Subject: Re[2]: "multiple inheritence" / behavior
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 16:00:11 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 14:38:00 +0100 Philip Mötteli <address@hidden> wrote:
 >| In my eyes it's not a good thing to add that officially to the base 
 >| library. We wouldn't be compatibel to the original. There's no 
 >| behaviour in OpenStep, nor in the Foundations of Mac OS X.
 >| Apart from that, I do like the feature, but I would prefer, putting it 
 >| in a separate library, that should itself be as much based on the 
 >| foundations. That way we just have to make minor tweaks in order to use 
 >| it on other platforms. Already now, the extensions library doesn't 
 >| compile with the original Foundations.

behaviour functions are used in GNUstep base. gdl2 don't use them.
There were talks about putting GNUstep extensions in a separate library but 
noone start it, AFAIK.

dev-libs/extensions are mainly Garbage collection related and are used in gdl2 
(gdl2 need 
garbage collection for some objects)

I think too that it would be nice to clarify dev-libs/extensions status and 
move GNustep extension 
in it (or in another library).

Manuel


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