----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Massimiliano Mirra" <list / NOSPAMchromatic-harp.com.web-hosting.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 01, 2002 8:16 AM
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: GUI's and the Rouge, Part III (yes, finally) 1/2


> It seems that quite a few of us have been experimenting with interface
> abstraction by using standard tools only.
> 
> I wonder if there is merit in the idea of joining minds and creating a
> proof-of-concept application that uses the best of what we've learnt.
> 
> In the worst case a fine tuned skeleton could be produced that people
> would be able to use as a guideline; in the best case a design pattern
> could be isolated and then required at will, like observer.rb or
> forwardable.rb.
> 
> Just a thought.

It's an interesting thought.

It's not obvious to me that it can be done in the
general case, but I'd love to be proved wrong.

I had thought of using RubyRED as just such a
proof-of-concept app. But I badly need to refactor
it, as I've made some poor decisions in creating it.

Hal