[Seaside] Question about WASelectTag class hierarchy...

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Sat Apr 28 16:03:03 UTC 2007

I really don't see how Traits affect portability.
PackageInfo-Exporters just has to flatten them, that's dead simple,
even I could do that. Same goes for the more broken Squeak versions (<


2007/4/28, Avi Bryant <avi at dabbledb.com>:
> On Sat, 28 Apr 2007 1:31 am, Lukas Renggli wrote:
> > The answer are Traits of course, that fit very well the XHTML
> > attribute modules. Since the development of Seaside is going on in 3.9
> > I wonder if it would make sense to take advantage of that?
> Given that there are active ports to VW, Dolphin and GemStone, as well
> as many users on pre-3.9 Squeak, I'd strongly prefer that we stay away
> from Traits in Seaside.  I understand that they can be flattened, but it
> might still lead us to make design decisions that favor Squeak 3.9 at
> the expense of other dialects, which I wouldn't want (and if it doesn't
> lead to such decisions, what good is it anyway?)
> Avi
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