Browser feature suggestion
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Thu Dec 9 09:47:18 UTC 2004
in the starbrowser (in VW) I did not try it in Squeak. You drag and
drop a certain information (object, method, packages...into the pane.
you can also asked to see all the methods you recently visited shorted
and lot more. The starBrowser won an esug price (against my expectation
:)). So may be you should have a look.
On 9 déc. 04, at 06:12, Colin Putney wrote:
> Well, I basically agreed that some way to get back to recent places
> visited would be good. My worry about having a simple back button is
> the same as yours: in browsing around the system, I tend to visit lots
> of uninteresting places, and I want a way to jump directly back to the
> interesting ones. There's an add-on to the VW browser that does this
> pretty well, and I'm interested in Jon's stack idea. Avi brought up
> the idea (off-list) of having a separate browser that maintains a ring
> buffer of recently edited methods, which would be another way to go
> about it.
> I'd love to hear about other variations on this theme, as I think
> implementing several variations and trying them out is the only way to
> really get a feel for their effect. On the other hand, I don't want to
> get into flame wars over this; OB 1.1 is months away, and there will
> be plenty of time to argue the merits of different approaches when we
> have implementations to experiment with.
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