[Seaside] Why seaside really sucks! COMMMMMMMENTS are MISSING
philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 15:07:10 UTC 2007
Commit them, they will get reviewed and if accepted merged.
2007/4/6, Todd Blanchard <tblanchard at mac.com>:
> So what are the mechanics of submitting comments?
> On Apr 5, 2007, at 1:31 PM, stephane ducasse wrote:
> > This is not easy for me to say that because I appreciate the work
> > of Avi, Lukas and Philippe.
> > But I'm sorry to say that but seaside sucks! Not because of the
> > code or the concepts.
> > But because there is really not enough comments. Really! It is
> > really difficult to understand a simple
> > method is doing and if it makes sense to specialize it.
> > This is TERRIBLE since I think that I'm a good programmer but
> > seaside code prevents me to
> > be fully efficient. I have to guess try and error and guess again.
> > I have to ask stupid questions to the mailing-list
> > while I would prefer to use it for interesting questions. I think
> > that seaside goes even against the philosophy of
> > Smalltalk (a system that someone alone can understand) because this
> > total lacks of
> > comments is TRAPPING me. I cannot use my skills full speed. Thanks
> > what a great feeling.
> > pleaseeeeeee do not tell me to read the code or to use senders!
> > This is really the worse answer I can get.
> > I always hated this kind of answer on smalltalk forums.
> > (Please do not ask me what I'm doing to improve the situation
> > because people knows what I did
> > for seaside and Smalltalk already.)
> > I think that as a community we should do something especially since
> > we have monticello
> > and comments could be easily merged.
> > I pushed a lot seaside and I'm trying to push it again further but
> > come on we should WAKE UP!
> > I would really like that people with knowledge helps improving the
> > situation.
> > So if you think that seaside is cool and it is worth more, spend 30
> > min of your precious time and
> > add comments, help lukas and the other to make Seaside really a
> > habitable piece of code.
> > Comments are for people that do not know or remember. So if you
> > really want to make the community
> > grow you know what you should do. But may be it is better that
> > seaside stays a cool program for a nice and
> > private club after all.
> > Stef
> > PS: I should say that filelibrary is a good start at documenting a
> > functionality. May be adding method comments
> > would help there too.
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