[REBOL] Re: view bug (with feel attribute)
From: media:quazart at: 23-Oct-2001 14:52
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Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:28 PM
Subject: [REBOL] Re: view bug (with feel attribute)
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 01:07:53PM -0400, Media wrote:
> > I just discovered that if you create your feel object for a face and
> > the functions in the wrong order, your event handling will be PURE
> Sure, that is expected.
I guess its my turn to feel a little dumb (no pun intented ;-) I can see it
> Any time you create an instance of an object
> with a predefined structure you MUST use the template object. You cannot
> roll your own object from scratch and expect the result to be compatible
> with the template.
Ah, then you mean I've been lucky, in general, for the last 2 years ':-D
well, thanks for the pointer... it ain't that obvious because when you probe
objects... it leads one to think that the structure is not as relevent as in
other languages. I really thought that the object structure was more
> This means use make face [...], make feel [...] etc., not make object!
What led me to use "make object! [...]" was that the following code
returns an error (in rebol/view)!
myfeel: make feel 
** Script Error: feel has no value
** Where: do-boot
** Near: myfeel: make feel 
Although I have now cloning the feel object from other Faces... I think it
would be nice that the docs mention how to do it explicitely... since the
docs do take the time to talk about the feel object ... just a short example
myface: make face 
myface/feel: make myface/feel  (creates a clone of the default feel
created by make face)
Can you then confirm or infirm the following sentence?:
objects are static contexts, contrary to the global context which is
PS: I still think the doc should be modified as I explained... it might help
someone else to keep from doing the same mistake.