[Newbie] Morph class>>new
Cees de Groot
cg at cdegroot.com
Tue Apr 15 12:55:27 UTC 2003
On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 10:53, Christian Hofer wrote:
> would twice initialize the Morph. This would not happen if Morph used:
> self basicNew initialize
> Is that wrong?
I've been wondering about this myself. Everywhere I look, I see 'super
new initialize', while I think that 'self basicNew initialize' really is
a cleaner way. In fact, I think
^self basicNew initialize
should be in the image. The initialize methods themselves usually know
best whether a 'super initialize' needs to be done. I use 'self basicNew
initialize' exclusively and I'm quite happy with it, but the fact that I
see so much code with 'super new initialize' makes me wonder - is there
something wrong with 'self basicNew initialize'?
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