[Gtk-sharp-list] Gdk.Color, further comments.

Mike Kestner mkestner@speakeasy.net
01 Mar 2003 16:17:32 -0600

On Sat, 2003-03-01 at 13:04, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > > 	* Gdk.Color.Parse returns an int indicating whether it succeeded
> > > 	  or not.  Can we map the return value to bool?
> > 
> > How about having a void return type and throwing an exception if the parse failed?
> > I'm not sure if that's any easier to do than returning a bool, but it seems like a better use of the c# language features than having to check the return value.
> Exceptions are useful to propagate information to upper layers easily. 
> And this just does not seem like the kind of error you need to propagate
> upstream.

Couldn't agree more.

So back to the original suggestion, since according to the docs it looks
like the return is a TRUE/FALSE badly specified as an int, I just
committed a metadata change to mark this return value as bool.

Mike Kestner <mkestner@speakeasy.net>