Subject Re: [IBO] Suggestion For IBO 4.0
Author Jason Wharton

Yes, this is long overdue and John's efforts are a prime example of what is
spoiling instead of boiling.

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Worboys" <geoff@...>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2000 11:42 PM
Subject: Re: [IBO] Suggestion For IBO 4.0

> > So as you can see we are quite serious about our invlovement
> > and do know a thing or two.
> John,
> I hope you dont think I was trying to be disparaging in my prior
> posting. You had asked earlier about treeviews and so I posted
> comments about an impressive control from Dream Company.
> Jason / Helen,
> What can we do about collating a more formal list of third party IBO
> aware controls somewhere.
> * The egroups files facility is OK, but I think it is really best used
> for temporary file storage rather than a permanent home for such
> things (and lacks the flexibility of assigning links rather than
> files, where an author may prefer to keep files at their own site).
> * The AddOn directory has gotten rather cluttered and out-dated over
> the years. It really needs cleaning out - and I would suggest that,
> rather than replacing it we find a formal, separate, home for third
> party components.
> Perhaps the IBO Community page can become the "IBO Community Third
> Party Components" page. (Bit long for the button, but you get what I
> mean.) When you decide what you need, post a message to this list and
> developers like myself can send our contributions accordingly.
> My I suggest that contributions (and the list on the page) include
> Delphi/C++B version support, IBO version last tested and
> Testing/Production level indication. - along with a description of the
> component.
> This way components can be provided to the wider community without
> requiring too much intervention.
> Geoff Worboys
> Telesis Computing