Sake = Rake for Smalltalk?
ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Tue May 16 19:35:35 UTC 2006
> ColoredPoint >> [ foo:aFoo bar:aBar |
> self doStuff.
> This way, >> is really a message with a block argument, and one
> could do:
> aBlock := [ foo:aFoo bar:aBar | self blah ].
> aBlock foo:42 bar:51.
> Maybe #foo:bar: should just be an alias for #value:value in this
> precise instance of Block, instead of defining a new method in Block.
> The current syntax ("anonymous" blocks) could still be allowed as
> syntactic shortcut:
> aBlock := [ :x :y | self blah ].
> being synonymous for:
> aBlock := [ value:x value:y | self blah ].
Quite neat! even if I dislike the |
> Also, what should self be in the context of a script ? In a (VW)
> workspace it's an undefined object...
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