About squeak image compatibility (3.6/7/8)

goran at krampe.se goran at krampe.se
Mon Jan 9 14:08:10 UTC 2006

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?st=E9phane_ducasse?= <ducasse at iam.unibe.ch> wrote:
> I think that if this eases traits adoption we could remove the  
> behavior refactorings and introduce code duplication
> instead (ie flattened the traits) so that removing traits could be  
> done for people do not wanting them for x or y reasons.
> Removing traits is much easier than introducing them because of  
> bootstrapping reasons.  We could also have the policy not
> to use traits for kernel parts so that only applications use them.
> Stef

I am not sure about the value of using code duplication - I mean, what
plausible values of x and y are there? But other people can answer that
better than I. However, the non-Traits policy for kernel parts seems
reasonable to me.

regards, Göran

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