[openbeos] Re: Pointer or reference?

  • From: "Scott MacMaster" <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 22:01:46 -0500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Timothy Scriven" <batty_ousemoosik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 8:10 AM
Subject: [openbeos] Re: Pointer or reference?

> What kind of object would you want to leave in an orphaned state, lying
around in case you want to use it again?  Seems to me that it'd be just
tying up resources, saving its state would in my opinion be preferable.
Restore it if and when it's needed.
> An object with a high chance of being required again is not likely to find
itself orphaned in the first place.

I was thinking about file panels as I wrote my e-mail.   I'm sure there are
other objects that should be kept around.

Scott MacMaster

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