[Python-Dev] Oberver Pattern

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Wed, 15 May 2002 12:09:14 +1200 (NZST)

Fredrik Lundh <fredrik@pythonware.com>:

> have you actually built large-scale UI applications using a
> one-size-fits-all observer model, or are you just guessing?
> in real life, "something happened" is almost entirely useless,
> and the other extreme "this and this and this and this and
> this happened" isn't much better.

Having thought it through a bit more, you're probably
right. I just thought it might appeal to Magnus, since
he seems to be fond of lots of layers of magic, without
much if any regard for performance...

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