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From "Berin Loritsch" <blorit...@citi-us.com>
Subject RE: Context: usage recommendations? ( Re: [SUMMARY] Context )
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2002 14:43:17 GMT
> From: Peter Donald [mailto:peter@realityforge.org]
> 
> On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 00:16, Berin Loritsch wrote:
> > I have never yielded on this one point: A component should 
> never, ever
> > be able to tell a container what to do.  Period.
> 
> And strangely enough "requestShutDown()" does not tell a 
> container what to do 
> - it requests that a container make a change. A container is 
> free to ignore 
> that request if it so desires ;)


It is still a dangerous construct.  It leaves the door wide
open for a naive implementation.  It also begs to be abused.

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