proposed KAction/KActionCollection API changes
tokoe at kde.org
Wed Jan 3 12:29:03 GMT 2007
On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 01:00:27PM +0100, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> Le mercredi 3 janvier 2007 12:23, Kevin Ottens a écrit :
> > That's where I disagree, for someone knowing by heart all the methods this
> > kind of table might help. Otherwise you'll probably wonder about the role
> > of each parameter. Hence why IMO it's harder to maintain and read.
> the i18n( ... ) , KIcon( ... ) , SLOT( ... ) are great hints which make the
> role of parameters quite expressive
Right, but you have to remember the order of the arguments, so it's hard
to write a ctor without taking a look at the API docs.
With the single setter methods the order doesn't play a role and you can
easily search for all actions which have a shortcut set for example
(e.g. search: '->setShortCut').
Matthias gave a nice presentation about API design at Akademy 2004 in
Ludwigsburg where he discussed the pro and cons of ctors with many
arguments, its worth a read as well.
Separate politics from religion and economy!
The Council of the European Union is an undemocratic and illegal institution!
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
More information about the kde-core-devel