refreshing the GUI

James LewisMoss
29 Nov 2000 11:10:56 -0500

>>>>> On Wed, 29 Nov 2000 01:59:22 -0800, Dave Peticolas <> said:

 Dave> Design ------

 Dave> The refresh mechanism will be designed in two parts, an engine
 Dave> component and a GUI component. The engine component will be a
 Dave> simple change callback mechanism, while the GUI component will
 Dave> be a GUI entity manager that includes refresh management, as
 Dave> well as other functionality.

So a change to data occurs.  The engine has a registered listener in
the GUI Component Manager that it calls to say something has changed.
What happens then?

I'm trying to figure out what the close, find and iteration callbacks
are meant to do and who registers with who.


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