Classes in eToys
scott.wallace at squeakland.org
Wed Dec 22 22:02:03 UTC 2004
This architecture has been in Squeak since early 1998 (Squeak 2.0)
but the UI to make creation of multiple sibling instances more
readily accessible did not come along until 1999.
At 12:47 PM +0100 12/22/04, hjh-sqlist at lexdb.net wrote:
>Quoting Scott Wallace <scott.wallace at squeakland.org>:
>> You can make many *instances* of this class, and they will all share
>> the same instance structure and the same scripts, and if you modify
>> any script, the modification instantly applies to all of the
>> instances. Also, in the "scripting" category of the Viewer, you'll
>> see a number of commands that allow you to send messages to all of
>> the siblings.
>> (There are a number of ways to create sibling instances, both
>> programmatically (the "copy" tile phrase) and by direct manipulation
>> -- the olive halo handle, if you see one; or follow "siblings..."
>> menu branch in a morph's halo menu.)
>Thank you for this new exciting information. When did this get introduced?
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