Smalltalk: Requiem or Resurgence? Push for business application

Yoshiki Ohshima yoshiki at
Tue May 23 03:16:06 UTC 2006


> > Ron: A second issue is one of usability and business support.  
> > We have had a
> > number of people including myself trying to read and write files without
> > understanding CrLfFileStream.  This is really an issue for me.  I
> > suggested
> > that we need to have a way to do aStringOrCollection writeToFile: aFile
> > or
> > aStringOrCollection readFromFile: aFile that should just work without
> > having
> > to know the ins and outs of the streams or any particular
> > platform.

  I must have missed this, but what would be the suggested behavior of
#writeToFile: and #readFromFile:?  Can they deal with WideStrings?

-- Yoshiki

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