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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [A5] Context
Date Sun, 16 Jun 2002 05:47:18 GMT
At 05:29 PM 6/15/2002 +0200, you wrote:


>Berin Loritsch wrote:
>>I am very happy with the Context package.
>
>Hmmm...
>
>Personally I don't like contexts, they smell of "global variables" to me.

They are intended to allow container communicate runtime/hosting 
data/services to component. (ie What you use Parameterizable for). Usually 
they are also subclassed (ie BlockContext, TaskContext etc).


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