AW: [modules] Top 10 ways in which the modules system sucks
Andreas.Raab at gmx.de
Wed Jan 30 15:57:15 UTC 2002
> Just to anticipate a certain category of comments ;-)
You forgot the #1 issue: Filing in old classes is broken ;-) I got a DNU
attempting to file in a class which probably wasn't quite module clean.
Here it is:
Object subclass: #MumbleObject
!MumbleObject methodsFor: 'mumbling' stamp: ''!
^ByteArray new! !
[Notice it fails on looking up ByteArray which I _really_ don't
> - Things are probably broken in the existing code base. Some
> parts most certainly are broken: Alice/Wonderlands use pool variables
> in a way that really isn't supposed to work, now it propbably doesn't.
I'll fix that if you can give me a few hints at what to look for.
> - Image modularity. I have only been able to make the
> VMConstruction module, and Balloon3D (almost), unloadable.
Will fix that too if you let me know what the current problems are.
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