Polling the mouse

Klaus Major k_major at osnabrueck.netsurf.de
Thu Feb 21 13:46:01 EST 2002


Hi Roger,

> I must voice my opinion:
>
> The "gods" of programming may say it is a bad practice to program in a
> certain way, using certain functions under certain circumstances.
> This may be true.   *BUT*
> There also may be legitimate uses for the "bad practices" for which 
> there
> may be no alternative.
> I would rather see the functions remain viable for use at THE DEVELOPERS
> DISCRETION.
> Otherwise, it is kind of like saying everyone HAS TO USE Microsoft
> products.
> oops! I forgot...  That one *IS* already being enforced.
> That's my 2 cents worth... Let the games (or flames) begin.
>
> ~Roger Eller  <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
>
>> Scott Rainey wrote:
>>
>> Yes.  The full list of functions to avoid because they are deprecated 
>> is:
>> the mouse
>> the mouseClick
>> the mouseH
>> the mouseV
>> the mouseLoc
>> the optionKey
>> the commandKey
>> the controlKey

this is an advice and not a dogma ;-)

C'mon, don't we all consciously and happily kill several
million brain-cells from time to time, somehow ?

(That was a metaphore :-)


Regards from germany

Klaus Major
k_major at osnabrueck.netsurf.de




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