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Re: ANN: MyFolks Framework (Apple AddressBook compatible)


From: Alex Perez
Subject: Re: ANN: MyFolks Framework (Apple AddressBook compatible)
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 15:38:27 -0700 (PDT)

> On 2003-10-06 21:09:33 +0000 Björn Giesler <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>>> be named the *SAME* (AddressBook, with the AB prefix) as Apple's as
>>> it is basically 100% API compatible.
>>
>> Strongly disagree. I know I'm safe from a juristic POV, so that
>> didn't
>>  influence my decision. But using the same class names as
>> AddressBook.framework makes linking both frameworks into a single app
>> (e.g.  for migration purposes) completely impossible, which is a
>> stated goal.
>
> Yes, but I think that's a rather rare situation (linking to _both_
> frameworks), and there is a solution for that one : just have a
> special header file using #define ;-) That is, just like now, but in
> the other way: the default should be AB and if you  need to use both
> Apple and yours framework, well, provide some header file renaming AB*
> in GS* or GSAB* for example ...
> I think it would be more consistent.

Insert my vote for this here...if this isnt possible, see my
AddressLibro proposal...not optimal, but it works.

Alex Perez






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