Refactoring to traits / Refactoring traits

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at
Mon Oct 2 19:22:35 UTC 2006

On 2 oct. 06, at 21:12, Alejandro Gonzalez wrote:

> I can’t take the credit for this idea...I'd like it were mine but  
> not :(
> It was suggested by Stephane Ducasse to Hernan Wilkinson, who leads  
> me on this research at my university. Thanks Stephane...

no problem ideas are one things, making them real is another one so  
go and have fun!

> Regards,
> Alejandro G.
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Marcus Denker <denker at>
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> Subject: Re: Refactoring to traits / Refactoring traits
> Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 16:13:17 +0200
> On 02.10.2006, at 12:55, Alejandro Gonzalez wrote:
>> Hello everybody!
>> I'm starting a research on refactorings & traits as part of a   
>> project ( that luckily :-) could end as my thesis ).
>> Since I'm a newbie, my fist step is this email.
>> The idea and scope are not closed yet but at a first glance the   
>> idea is to add refatoring tools to Squeak for traits, but this   
>> original idea may slightly change since it is being defined as I   
>> get knowledge about the topic.
>> Every paper, link, idea, resource, suggestion about this topic  
>> will  be happily welcomed.
>> For sure, as soon as I make some progress, I'll share the results   
>> with any interested on this thread.
> Good idea, yes. You should evaluate the Refactoring Browser   
> (Refactoring Engine). I just hacked it a little so that Tratis are   
> treated like classes. This
> is for sure not what is needed... it should be extended to know  
> about  Traits and then we need support for "refactoring towards"  
> traits.
> Should be a nice topic.
>     Marcus

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