[Newbies] Squeak-specific syntax
david.mitchell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 23:41:35 UTC 2008
And, strictly speaking @ isn't really a syntax feature.
It is just a binary message send. If another Smalltalk didn't have it,
you could add it.
To add compile time arrays in other Smalltalks, you would have to
change the compiler (not always an option).
I think most Smalltalks have literal arrays, though.
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 4:51 PM, Matthias Berth
<matthias.berth at googlemail.com> wrote:
> the @ method is not specific to Squeak. I guess it has been included
> in the earliest versions of Smalltalk already.
> I don't know about any other Squeak-specific syntax (apart from arrays).
> If you're concerned about portability of your code to other Smalltalk
> dialects then you might want to have a look at how the Seaside project
> handles it. They have some tool that finds problematic code.
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Mark Volkmann <mark at ociweb.com> wrote:
>> I know that the syntax for literal and dynamic arrays is specific to Squeak.
>> Is the @ method in the Number class for creating Point objects specific to
>> Is there any other syntax that is specific to Squeak?
>> Mark Volkmann
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