[Pipet Devel] overflow<->loci translation and 3 basic gui objects

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Tue Mar 28 00:12:30 EST 2000

>   So, my motto for the development
> of the VSH GUI is K.I.S.: Keep It Simple!

maybe Super Simpel :-)
but serious: good, and consistant naming is very important.

>   (1) Window
>   (2) Locus (node)
>   (3) Connector

What is the function of a 'connector'?

> Also, I'm not sure whether I like 'link' or 'connector' better.  What do you
> guys like?  We could also consider 'line' and 'branch'.

So a 'link'\'connector' is a relation between nodes?

> So, maybe VSH could use the following (basic and collective) object names:
>   Overflow             Loci                   VSH
>   --------             --------               ---------
>   Document             Windowlet/workspace    Window
>   Network/subnet       Workflow diagram       Network
>   Node                 Locus                  Node
>   Link                 Connector              Link (or connector)

What is the diff. between a Window and a Network?

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