[PEAK] An event system based on RuleDispatch

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Apr 24 15:48:47 EDT 2006

At 03:37 PM 4/24/2006 -0400, Kevin Dangoor wrote:
>On 4/24/06, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> > At 09:26 PM 4/24/2006 +0200, Simon Belak wrote:
> > >before() and after() are an event system in itself aren't they?
>I hadn't used before() and after() before. They do, in fact, work just
>fine. (Gotta love the interpreter for playing around with stuff like
>that :)
> > Yes.  The principal limitation of RuleDispatch compared to a more
> > traditional event system is that you can't *remove* subscribers.
>I have wondered about the possibility of that kind of thing in the
>past, but I've never had a real enough use case to mention it.

Well, I've got a ton of improvements I'd like to make to RuleDispatch, but 
at the moment I can't afford to take another 3 month sabbatical to 
implement them.  :)

Hm....  Maybe I should be selling support contracts for RuleDispatch to get 
the funding.  ;)

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