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Re: exploiting human readability


On 10/07/2010 08:12 AM, Marco Serantoni wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:40 AM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:dick@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     It occurs to me that if you had the assignment operator in place for
>     COMPONENT or copy constructor, you could simply assign to the
>     containing
>     component when seeing an "inherit" token using the base component.
>     (component A
>      (inherit component B GUID)
>      (pin 12 ...)
>      (property NAME VALUE (offset X Y) (orientation 0)(font
>     FONT)(visible NO))
>     )
> Dick to avoid problems i think we should overload the pins and
> attributes only and make the graphic part of the component immutable.
> --
> Marco

I hadn't found a way to modify inherited graphics in the extending
component, and no examples have been offered that do so.

It is not an area that I personally am thinking more about, but if
somebody thinks of one, we may have to come back for your opinion at
that time. 

Thanks Marco,


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