[Seaside] Re: seaside Digest, Vol 105, Issue 15

Henrik Sperre Johansen henrik.s.johansen at veloxit.no
Fri Sep 9 13:32:27 UTC 2011

On 09.09.2011 15:26, seaside-request at lists.squeakfoundation.org wrote:
> Isn't the plain events mechanism forkless and essential to the core of 
> the system already?
Yes it is.
It's also brittle and unforgiving to use at the lowest level, one error 
and your image is toast.

The goal with the changes made to Announcements in this regard was to 
provide not just an equivalent (but faster) alternative for replacing 
event use in system core, but also a more robust one.

> if you introduce that fork you break not only seaside but all 
> artifacts of all the people that will rightly assume the current 
> process between event and reaction is the same
Not at all, only if they did so in exception handlers.
And that does not apply any longer either, as explained in the last mail.


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