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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: Allowing modules to add input filters is broken
Date Mon, 21 May 2001 19:52:24 GMT
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 08:20:04PM +0100, Ben Laurie wrote:
>...
> Seems to me that filters need the same kind of predecessor/successor
> logic that hooks have.

Might be nice, but I'm generally against it... The filters shouldn't really
be concerned with what other filters may be in the stack. Knowing that kind
of breaks the abstraction of "accept some data; modify it; send it". It
reaches "out of the box" if you have to know about other filters.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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