[squeak-dev] Re: filtered menu in 3.11

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Feb 3 21:52:19 UTC 2010

Igor Stasenko wrote:
> On 3 February 2010 22:07, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've quickly noticed, getting around the menus in 3.11 isn't as quick
>> and easy as I had become used to in prior versions.
>> The last line of MenuMorph>>#displayFiltered: was commented out.
>> Wow, I'm the one who actually lobbied for this change back in 2003!
>>  http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2003-March/055659.html
>> and had been accepted since then all the way to 3.10.
>> I appreciate that, having been commented out instead of deleted, that
>> the issue is still open for discussion, great!  :)  So is there good
>> reason for not highlighting the first-matching item as the menu is
>> filtered?  Is it reasonable to make it into a Preference?
> In method history i see it was changed by kb (Ken Brown i guess?) 11/20/2009.
> But have no idea why.

The initials kb should be Balázs Kósi and the work was done in the 
context of various menu changes/improvements (see Morphic-kb.228 through 

   - Andreas

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