# To subscribers of the xforms list from Steve Lamont <email@example.com> :
> > The `pushed' field is really only for the internal use of the Object's
> > handler and should not be relied upon for external use.
> > If you want to know the state of the mouse button, you should probably
> > use a prehandler ...
> Thanks Steve, thats what I did. Maybe one should update the manuel to
> refelect that....
Probably a good idea. The manual does say that the `pushed' field is
manipulated by the main routine but a specific "hands off" warning
might be appropriate. It might also be a good idea to add some
comments in the `forms.h' file, as well, just to keep people from
wasting their time chasing up a blind alley.
Personally, while it is far from my place to criticize any of the
design decisions made in XForms (TC has done an admirable job -- I
stand in awe of a truly great hacker of the first order), I would
probably have made most, if not all, of the XForms data structures
opaque and used function calls for any necessary application access of
structure members. It's far too late to do that now, of course, since
it would break a huge amount of code.
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