[Seaside] Importing halo's from Monticello

Avi Bryant avi.bryant at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 12:32:39 CEST 2005

On 6/4/05, stephane ducasse <stephane.ducasse at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi avi
> This hack is really a hack and a bad one. :)
> I would just implement a lazy accessor instead than relying on the
> way compiled method
> manage literal frame.

Well, what's really wanted is what Bert mentioned: a syntax for
compile-time evaluation like VA has (and some other dialects?).  This
is just a cheesy way of simulating that.  Using an instance variable
here wouldn't be the right semantics; you could use a class variable
but then you'd have to worry about nilling it out every time you
modified the method.  So I don't think we have a perfect solution.

But at any rate, you certainly shouldn't use this hack without being
fully aware of why it works and how it might break in the future.


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