[Newbies] Chess Object problem

Randy Goldenberg randy.goldenberg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 7 23:15:03 UTC 2006

I recall the same problem with Chess in the 3.8 image for OS X
downloaded from squeak.org. In the image downloaded from
squeakland.org though, it works fine - even lets me win from time to
time. :)



On 6/7/06, Kevin Kingdon <kevin_kingdon at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I just downloaded the latest stable (3.8) version of
> squeak for Linux and for Windows. After a little
> exploration, I found the chess object. I dragged it to
> the desktop, but the first time I touched a piece, it
> threw an exception (smallInteger>>asciiValue not
> understood). A couple of days later, after
> (re-)learning some Smalltalk, I found where a byte
> array was being passed to a String method that
> expected a String parameter. A small fix later
> (sending "asString" to the byte array) and the chess
> program seemed to be working.
> A few of questions:
> 1) If this is a known problem with a known fix, how
> could I have discovered that?
> 2) Is there a way to save/update code from the
> debugger? (I made the change in the class browser.)
> 3) If this is not a known problem, where/how do I make
> my fix available for everyone?
> Thanks,
> Kevin W. Kingdon
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