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deferred class FACTORY [O_]
Summary
The Abstract Factory Design Pattern.
Usage: usually, write one FACTORY per concrete class. Several can be merged in a single class using Eiffel renaming facilities:
 class FRUIT_FACTORY
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    FACTORY[APPLE] rename new as new_apple end
    FACTORY[PEAR]  rename new as new_pear end
    ...
 end
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Overview
Features
{ANY}
  • new: O_
    Create a new object.
new: O_
deferred function
{ANY}
Create a new object.