----- Original Message -----
From: Glebas Paulevicius <glebas@...>
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 12:58 PM
Subject: Re: [IB-Architect] New API: Object Life Time
> Jim, I have something deep inside me against having
> Connection object in "unconnected" mode!
> The fact that Connection object is created should
> MEAN - we are connected!
> Please, avoid object modes if possible.
I think of a Connection object as being one which manages a connection,
through its preparation stages, lifetime, and disposal.
I don't expect my String object to actually hold a bunch of characters - I'm
fine with an empty string. I just want my String object to be able to manage
the characters it has, if any, and be able to know whether it really has