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Re: New Subversion Client C++ API

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-08-20 20:24:05 CEST

On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:13:54AM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> (I believe) Greg Hudson's question has nothing to do with C vs C++. Instead,
> it is questioning why you are having problems putting C code into your C++
> code. By design, C++ was supposed to be able to mix in vanilla C code.
> So what were you seeing that caused a problem?
> However, your followup talks about "data hiding". The SVN interface is
> already pretty good about data hiding. Which did you feel needed to be
> hidden? Or needed more hiding? etc

personally, even though one can call c directly from c++, doing so
often in a large c++ application can feel 'icky'. there's something
to be said for having an API more in the spirit of c++. i mean
there's a reason that the gtkmm people have gone to so much trouble to
wrap gtk in c++.

> You had mentioned that you would post a reference or somesuch on the
> RapidSVN site. I don't see that right now... It is kind of hard to provide
> feedback about your C++ APIs :-)

yeah, i'd also like to take a look at this ;-)


garrett rooney                    Remember, any design flaw you're 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net      sufficiently snide about becomes  
http://electricjellyfish.net/     a feature.       -- Dan Sugalski
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