[Newbies] Method category tags
cdrick65 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 18:05:28 UTC 2008
> Huh? when you say New Category..., you get a list with several
> categories you might logically want:
> - The most popular categories globally
> - The most popular categories in the superclass
> - Your most common category creation requests
Actually I don't except for the class category... quite strage. Maybe
only related to OB
> > My wish is I'd like to define categories as tags so I can attach
> > several to method. This could be interesting to declare private method
> > and classes extensions...
> > Would it be possible and would you find useful to have that
> > possibility ? Maybe we could use a pragma like syntax.
> > AClass>>aMethod
> > <category: #private category: #accessing category: #toRefactor
> > extension: myPackage trait: TPureBehavior>
> > ....
> Power? Heh. Categories are just to document the intended use of
> the methods by association. I wouldn't want them to be in
> syntax; that would make recategorizing slow. The usual way to
> change the category of a method is by drag/drop, which beats
> typing something comment-like.
I thought this could be done by the browser... the syntax could be hidden
> Maybe tags could use the annotation pane above the text window.
> I've never really seen a reason to associate a method with more
> than two groups.
yep but 2 is more than one ;) . It also could be handy for monticello
extension + personnal flags... I don't know hiw MC2 will deal with
> Nonetheless, Categorizer could do that; just
> have the same symbol in multiple categories. Harder, though,
> would be correctly making a file-out or MC package with a new
> assumption that categories work differently than they have.
uhm ok. Thanks for answers ;)
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