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[REBOL] Re: REBOL : Pure OOP project ?

From: chrismorency:videotron:ca at: 9-Apr-2002 19:57

Hi,
> Hi, concerning OOP for Rebol IMO we shouldn't take it to > dogmatic. I'm still > finding my own useage pattern for Rebol. At the moment I don't > think OOP is the > key to the Rebol-usage-pattern. I'm focusing on an "object > aggregated" pattern > and it seems to be quite OK.
I agree that OOP is not the key to rebol-usage-pattern, at the moment ;) But for large projects it could benefits. Could you further explain your aggregated pattern for object in rebol ?
<snip> > Yes. Starting with a widget collection that is plug-in compatible > could be a > pragmatic starting point. For this we need one (!) and only one person to > coordinate it.
Each widget should be developped by one person, but I think the coordination could be from the mailing list... Let's take an example. Today I want to implement a widget. I come to the list and say. I have the time and the interest to build a widget. Now, anybody got ideas on how it could be done... how it would work... who has already tried it, etc... Let's share user story. Then the person goes and build the widget, taking in account what has been discussed, while limiting the widget to what it should do actually... the basic/generic stuff. That person could become the coordinator of this widget and widget based upon it's design... etc. Maybe it's not a good idea, but I think it would produce something good. democratic will lead us to generic ;) Best, Chris