[Seaside] Gemstone / Magritte

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 15:08:54 UTC 2007

2007/8/7, James Foster <Smalltalk at jgfoster.net>:
>  Philippe Marschall wrote:
>  2007/8/7, i p <cappadonza at hotmail.com>:
>  Hey i'm currently building an app using the Magritte framework in squeak.
> eventually i want to use Gemstone for persitance. Any know how easy or
> difficult it would be to migrate it Gemstone
>  Magritte's #description might conflict with Gemstone.
>  A number of additional features have been added to GemStone/S in order to
> make migration from Squeak as easy as possible. For example, GS/S now
> supports the underscore character for assignment. More importantly (for
> Philippe's concern), each VM may load its own base class overrides and
> additions. Thus, if some class has a #description method whose behavior is
> different from the base image, you may load a Monticello package that
> provides the new behavior. Given that Magritte is already available on two
> dialects (Squeak and VisualWorks), it seems that porting it to GS/S would
> not be a major difficulty. Given that GS/S can import from Monticello, it
> ought to be reasonably easy to find out.

Magritte creates a #description method in Object on the instance and
on the class side.


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