[Newbies] Re: Recap: How to empty a collection
ncellier at ifrance.com
Tue Feb 19 23:19:40 UTC 2008
nicolas cellier a écrit :
> Blake a écrit :
>> Well, from what I was reading, "slow" and "smells" is putting it too
>> mildly. It sounds like it can corrupt your image, i.e., leave you with
>> non-working objects in unexpected places. I wouldn't even mention it.
> Have a proof of what you wrote?
Ah i see, you mean dangerous if used without care, like
Smalltalk become: Float.
(this one is not very dangerous, just crash your image).
But become: is still essential for operations like growing the
MethodDictionary when you add new methods to a class, or migrate
allInstances when you a or remove an instance variable to a class, to
So, it is not bogus. Just handle with care.
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