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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Pairs of concerns
Date Sun, 03 Feb 2002 19:17:30 GMT
Christian Heller wrote:

> Hi,
> I miss the counterparts of some methods in your Framework. For example,
> the Configurable should get not only a method "configure" but also a method
> "deconfigure" (or "unconfigure", I'm not so good in English). The same for
> method "compose" which should get a counterpart "decompose" etc. In general,
> I guess that all methods should appear in pairs.
> Explanation:
> When I execute/run an application ("component"), it gets configured. In its
> lifetime, the user may change several settings. When the component is shut
> down, the new settings will have to be stored into the configuration file or
> database or whatever. So, a method "deconfigure" could be useful.

Understood, and I am working on something that handles the Configuration 
aspect.  Deconfigure or Unconfigure is not the right word though.

As to the opposite of Compose, there is none, so don't try to force it.

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