Name spaces in Spoon

nicolas cellier ncellier at
Sat May 27 21:01:14 UTC 2006

Le Samedi 27 Mai 2006 04:43, Ralph Johnson a écrit :
> I've been programming in Smalltalk off and on for twenty years.  I've
> taught a class that used it at least once a year.  Method collision
> that could be solved by private selectors is pretty rare.  Class
> collision is more common, but still isn't that common.

However, name clashes are probable when loading two packages dealing with same 

For example
to form an array of numbers or a matrix, or:

If i load two Matrix packages in my image, they will likely override these 

Why to load two Matrix packages ? Maybe it's not my choice, but the dependency 
chain of end user apps i was interested in...

Same for two File/URL packages, two HTML rendering packages etc...


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