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Re: Why no "default" editor in Ev2?

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:40:12 -0600

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 3:41 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 01/17/2012 04:31 PM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
>> I'm working at experimenting with a simple Ev2 consumer implementation
>> (see the ev2-export branch).  In doing so, I've once again noticed
>> that anybody implementing such a consumer has to implement every
>> receiver.  We don't provide default implementations, nor a way to only
>> specify certain callbacks we're interested in.  This is getting a bit
>> tedious.
>>
>> Is this part of the design, or simply an oversight?  Is there any
>> drawback to providing default no-op implementations of the various
>> receivers?
>
> You mean, the way we have default implementations of all the old editor
> functions that are overridden only as necessary?  One could argue that no-op
> default receiver implementations are deceptive to drivers of the interface.
>  But then, the Ev2 driver can't legitimately expect any particular behavior
> from the Ev2 implementation itself, so... *shrug*.  I say "+1 on no-op
> default receiver functions".

Sounds good: r1232910.

-Hyrum

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