Implicit initialization is EVIL!

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Jul 5 19:54:09 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 9:47 AM, rantingrick <rantingrick at> wrote:
>> > Then that is NOT closing windows that is only ICONIFIYING/HIDING them.
>> > Let's use the correct lingo people!
>> Actually, it IS closing those windows. Why wouldn't it be?
>> [...]
>> The memory used by that window can be reclaimed. Handles to its
>> objects are no longer valid. The window really is closed. The
>> application might not have terminated, but that window has not been
>> minimized - the *window* is closed.
> And you need the OS to that for you!?!? Are you joking?

To do what for me? Close windows? Reclaim memory? Terminate
applications? I don't understand your bogglement.


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