[Newbies] Passing arguments to squeak image

subbukk subbukk at gmail.com
Thu May 17 14:29:20 UTC 2007

On Thursday 17 May 2007 6:23 pm, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> The first case should not fail silently. The error is on purpose
> (though it might be more meaningful).
True. Gzip files always begin with 0x1f and 0x8b, but this pre-condition is 
not satisfied by all senders, so there must be a way to inform them about the 

It did seem weird that
CodeLoader>>installSourceFile: aStream
        contents _ aStream ascii upToEnd unzipped.
treats first argument as a *.st and then falls back to *.gz. Gzip files are 
easier to detect than *.st, so shouldn't the order be the other way around?

BTW, is an empty file a valid *.st file (as a trivial case, of course)? filein 
and change browser handle it gracefully.

Regards .. Subbu

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