Capabilities in Squeak (attn: Lex Spoon and friends)

Robert Withers reefedjib at
Wed Oct 18 00:48:12 UTC 2006

On Oct 17, 2006, at 4:52 PM, Michael van der Gulik wrote:

> On 10/18/06, Robert Withers <reefedjib at> wrote:
> On Oct 17, 2006, at 12:19 AM, Michael van der Gulik wrote:
> >> I have a vm changes file that changes #== and #class out there.
> >
> > Here?:
> Here's a better link:
> SqueakElibVM-rww.1.mcz
> That's a very small .mcz :-). I've just had a look at your changes,  
> and while they'd work, they'd come with a speed penalty.  
> Essentially, you're just un-doing the optimisations on #== and #class.

Yes, I did it solely to achieve the functional benefits when working  
with SqueakElib.  Identity is an interesting issue when dealing with  
eventual refs.

> I'm not sure this is the right way to go. I'll think about it some  
> more.

Fair enough.


-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...

More information about the Squeak-dev mailing list