the Spoon module system
craig at netjam.org
Tue May 23 20:10:14 UTC 2006
> Is the module system new? I didn't see anything in the December
> version of Spoon like that. Maybe I just don't recognize it.
The beginnings of it are there. The classes to look at are Module,
Author, MethodDescription, and the others in the 'Spoon-Modules*'
categories. You can browse them in either the control or working
memories. The main difference between that and the latest unreleased
stuff is the way new classes are defined (it no longer uses ClassBuilder).
Of course, I should just be able to cite the UUID of a module that
refers to everything you should look at, but we're still bootstrapping. :)
> It is a very good idea. A module is defined as all the code that is
> needed to run a test suite. To have a module, you must have tests. I
> like it!
Cool! I expect that there will be some fiddling with that delineation
(to deal with conceptual overlap, etc.), but that's more or less the idea.
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