[Seaside] Re: Using traits in Squeak / Seaside - Advice sought

itsme213 itsme213 at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 14 18:28:24 UTC 2007

>> Should I use traits in my work?
> What is your work?

A tool for software architects, in which I think I see several places where 
trait-like structuring could be useful.

>> Know of any real deployed projects that have used traits to good effect?
> Only on a very small base, 2 or 3 traits.

That is quite useful to know, though I was hoping otherwise.

>> Do the tools manage the cost of all the finer-grained bits, debugging, 
>> etc?
> Debugging is not a problem. The problem is that the code browser and
> Monticello are only 80% there, RB is not trait aware, ....

Ah, also most useful to know. I wanted to use traits more than build up the 
tooling for it.

>> Will using traits affect (a) possible port to VW? (b) possible use of
>> Gemstone/S?
> You mean because they don't support traits? Yes of course.

All in all sounds like it may not be quite ready yet. Thank you very much 
for the input..

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