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Date Posted: 00:20:20 06/07/00 Wed
Author: Homer
Subject: Re: Envision Components
In reply to: Michel 's message, "Re: Envision Components" on 19:52:11 03/23/00 Thu

I agree with your memory conservation philosophy, however components don't really assure a memory thrifty program. After all, one can .Create virually any component at runtime. The availability of components make it easier for prototyping. Not only that, they help programmers who are unfamiliar with a complex topic (like imaging) to become familiar. Look at the plethora of components available to VB programmers, then look at their numbers, and the popularity of VB. I for one, vote for components if for no other reason than it might bring us a few more Delphi users which helps assure the life of the product we all love.
> Hi Shane,
> As Bill mentionned there is only one component. This
> is on purpose. I may later add components which will
> wrap the functionality of the objects, such as
> TDibGraphicPrinter, TScanner, and the transform
> classes.
> I think that creating objects when you need them and
> deleting them when they are no longer in use,
> encourages good programming. There is a section in the
> help file called "RAD Abuse ?" which explains my
> thoughts on this.
> Best regards,
> Michel
> > I have gotten the Envision package installed into C
> > Builder 5! Where are all the components for the
> > package? All I see is ImageScrollBox. Where are all
> > the other components (Scanning / Printing /
> > manipulation)?? I was figuring there would be
> > TEnvisionImage component at least.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Shane

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