[squeak-dev] [ANN] [Cuis] Cuis 2.1 is available. Lots of cool stuff inside!

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 00:21:43 UTC 2010

On Friday 12 February 2010 08:53:36 pm Juan Vuletich wrote:
> - Support for the Unary numeral system, as suggested by Dan Ingalls at
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2000-March/013368.ht
> ml
1r1111 = 4.
Yay! I suppose this make Cuis the first Smalltalk to support tally counts. I 
noticed you also fixed 1.0e+2 to return 100.0.

> - Closure measurements (based on work by Eliot Miranda) are shown in the
> annotation pane for any method
Just to keep noise levels down, you may want to drop "No real (non-optimized) 
closures". When there is nothing to report, report nothing.

> - Removal of 43 isXXX methods, replaced by the general #is: method
Could this be generalized in Object? e.g.
is: aSymbol
  ^self class = (Smalltalk at: aSymbol) or:  [ super is: aSymbol ]

isA: aClass
  ^self class = aClass or: [ super isA: aClass ].

Use of ALT+arrow to cycle through windows is a nice addition for keyboarders 
like me. I would have preferred to use ALT+SPACE (or one of special character 
keys) to do the same because arrow keys are placed differently on different 

A nicely thought out update. Thanks .. Subbu

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