[Seaside] Why - XHTML perfectly good names are now given en
Seaside new names
watchlala at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 17 19:56:16 UTC 2011
Which is why Pharo is so great :)
From: sebastian at flowingconcept.com
Subject: Re: [Seaside] Why - XHTML perfectly good names are now given en Seaside new names
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:33:35 -0200
To: seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
Yes... is not seaside names really.
If you watch for the <p> documentation the first thing you see is that it is an html representation of a paragraph. Well to represent a paragraph in seaside we used the smalltalk culture that is to just say the name of the thing (I mean literally).
Smalltalk has this culture of enhancing readability paying some price in "writeabilty" but is nothing any decent autocompleter won't help you with.
I think the trade of is clever because, used properly, makes easier to have a nice flow of newbies who can feel it intuitive.
It makes easier for you to pretend that the virtual object is a real object.
besides that's why looking smalltalk code resulting from that is beautiful when compared with resulting html code (which hurts in your eye and brain)
On Feb 17, 2011, at 1:21 AM, Fritz Schenk wrote:
I don't think that the decision of using new names (for example paragraph for
<p>) is such a good idea.
Why was it done?
P.A. Wow the captcha for this post is 'crusade'
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