Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Sep 29 19:59:07 UTC 2008
>>>>> "Avi" == Avi Bryant <avi at dabbledb.com> writes:
Avi> Assuming no other changes to my code, this means that super's
Avi> initialize is not called when you use the #x:y: or #point: class side
Avi> creation methods, but *only* when you use a bare #new.
Well, that's why you don't call basicNew unless you really mean it.
The problem is that you need to decide if you're doing it the Squeak
way or not.
What I described in my earlier post is the Squeak way, and the way
I learned looking at the Smalltalk image in 1981. If you want to
do it the Objective C way, be prepared for some incompatibility.
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