[Seaside] Object new initialize

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 08:29:16 UTC 2007

2007/8/30, Michael Lucas-Smith <mlucas-smith at cincom.com>:
> Hello Seasiders,
> Squeak has the #initialize pattern on Object - but VisualWorks doesn't.
> I'm not sure about Gemstone or Dolphin.
> Aside from the argument that may be we should have that pattern too- in
> the interest of code portability, what is the best approach here.

Acutally this issue like many others is covered in the Seaside coding

I just simply forgot is in this case. Seaside2.8a1-pmm.463 should fix this.

> For example, WAHtmlBuilder (essential for getting all the tests to go
> green) expects to have the #initialize pattern on Object. Is there any
> other code in Seaside that does the same?

Yeah, a hell of a lot. Ceck out all the implementors of #new and initialize.


> Would it be appropriate to not assume that pattern in the Seaside code
> for portabilities sake?
> Cheers,
> Michael
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