KCP call for idea, experience
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Mon Apr 14 07:52:33 UTC 2003
> And I take it that the Environment is then accessed as a Process
> instance var or something like that? Inherited from parent processes?
> Because apart from the obviously necessary refactoring in
> SystemDictionary (into obliteration, I'd say ;-)), if someone is going
> to clean this particular closet it might be an idea to check (just
> - you're walking the route anyway, so all I'm asking is to watch out
> some extra interesting sight seeing points) whether we cannot
> alltogether remove this global thing. I think there are more projects
> than 'Squeak-E' which could profit from this.
I see your point. Cees I'm not good in concurrency and its implications.
I think that once SystemDictionary will be clean this would be much
easier to introduce what you say. Let's try to do it step by step but I
like the idea.
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