Object>>caseOf: (was Re: [Q] Enum style Object?)

tblanchard at mac.com tblanchard at mac.com
Wed Feb 19 12:08:52 UTC 2003

On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 11:58  AM, Marco Paga wrote:

> Hi all.
> Using switch/case/many if's is in OO languages the sign that something 
> is going very wrong. The Object>>caseOf: /otherwise: should get banned 
> from the image.

You know, ordinarily I agree with you - but its a terribly handy thing 
when parsing input - read a character and then caseOf: do the right 
thing with it.

So I think banning it from the image is a bit strong.

-Todd Blanchard

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