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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject Re: [RFE] Richer Task Specification
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2000 08:34:00 GMT
At 01:14  18/6/00 -0700, you wrote:
>on 6/14/00 5:11 PM, rubys@us.ibm.com at rubys@us.ibm.com wrote:
>
>> There are several reasons.  The simplest is that the current architecture
>> is to call the init method of every object before the execute method of any
>> object is run.  Moving object creation to execute would make this
>> impossible...
>
>Right, but I don't see how it's that important for the init method of every
>task instance to be called before any task is called. Can you provide an
>example?

I can think of one thou it is a very strong good reason :P. The optional
Scripting tasks deals with objects directly from what I saw but it could be
re-morphed to deal with some abstract TaskElement structureI assume

Cheers,

Pete

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