Drag and Drop

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat May 11 13:09:55 CDT 2013


On 05/11/2013 09:06 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 5/11/13 1:46 AM, Richmond wrote:
>> On 05/10/2013 11:17 PM, Alejandro Tejada wrote:
>>> Hi Richmmond,
>>>
>>>
>>> Richmond Mathewson-2 wrote
>>>> [snip]
>>>> So I don't know where you got the idea that this used not to work:
>>>> [snip]
>>> mouseStillDown is not mentioned in this article:
>>> http://www.hyperactivesw.com/resources_polling.html
>>>
>>> Why?
>>
>> Because RR/LC documentation has always been inadequate.
>>
>> As a result I gave up reading it and started thinking for myself.
>>
>> But, then, I have never been a great one for following other people's
>> dialectics.
>
> Ah, but in this case it's my dialectics. :) It was largely written at 
> the request of Scott Raney who got tired of preaching about it. He 
> told me the day that page went up he'd already referred two people to 
> it, which saved him a lot of time.
>

Dear Ms Gay,

I will not hold that against you. The nature of programming languages is 
such that they
are almost un-documentable in their complexity; a lot of which is even 
unsuspected by the people
who invent them.

Richmond.



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