[GEM-dev] Re: [GEM] update && Re: [PD-dev] [GEM] update

IOhannes zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.kug.ac.at
Fri May 16 12:44:45 CEST 2003

günter wrote:
 > I have taken a look at the new film classes, and I have to say that I 
 > am not fully convinced by the design.
 > If every  platform has to go through this, it might be good to give
 > it a little bit of thought.
 > The cleanest solution would be to have the decoder (film) classes
 > register themselves with the system if they are linked in, and not
 > call their constructors from the pix_filmNEW.
 > (This can be done for example by instantiating a global class in each
 > filmXXX implementation, where the constructor registers itself)
 > This would save the #ifdefs that are currently in the filmXXX
 > classes.

this is true.
however, i have never before done such thing and so i have not "wasted" 
too much thought on it.


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