[MUD-Dev] Re: Why modules? (Was: Inheritable modules)

Vadim Tkachenko vt at freehold.crocodile.org
Mon Nov 2 22:27:59 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


Jon A. Lambert wrote:
> 
> On  2 Nov 98, Vadim Tkachenko wrote:
> > Jon A. Lambert wrote:
> >
> > [I'll be dropping little remarks here and there today...]
> >
> > > I also view configuration information as a candidate for runtime
> > > dynamism.  Another source of unnecessary rebooting.
> >
> > Think about this (in Java SYNTAX, not semantics):
> >
> > class Configuration extends EventMulticaster;
> > interface ConfigurationChangeListener;
> >
> > Rings a bell?
> 
> Yes.  Ding.
> This says a lot in a little.  A solution dynamic configuration
> problem using a variation of the Observer pattern.
> This works for me.  Now make Configuration persistent.

OK.

class ConfigReader extends LineNumberReader;
class PropertiesReader extends ConfigReader;

class ConfigurationRepository extends Hashtable; /* actually, this is
irrelevant to two lines above, but important in terms of different
configuration sets for different modules */

Rings a bell? ;-)

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