As all of the table FOs are direct descendants of FObj this is a
reasonable thought. Might really be worthwhile.

On 25.08.2005 21:45:16 Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone ever thought about introducing an abstract class for 
> table-related FOs, say TableFObj, that would be extended by all those 
> FOs?
> It just occurred to me that there are:
> a) the border-precedences that are applicable only to those types of FO 
> (=all of them)
> b) the borders themselves that behave differently when specified on 
> table-FOs in case of collapse(-with-precedence)
> I just got to thinking that an abstract superclass could be used to 
> bundle some of that functionality. (For example: binding the 
> border-*-precedence properties. Right now, the related code has to be 
> repeated in at least five classes...)
> Although currently I don't see a compelling reason to do so, it might 
> be an idea that's worth revisiting later on... I'll keep it on my 
> personal list of ideas to consider, unless anyone has strong objections 
> against such a move.

Jeremias Maerki

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