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

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 00:28:44 UTC 2010

2010/2/13 K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com>:
> 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.

which is IMO absolutely useless in the context of Smalltalk methods,
and notably insufficient in the context of more general application
reading numbers...
Unless you also handled common formats like (1.e+2 .1e+3 +100...) ?


>> - 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
> keyboards.
> A nicely thought out update. Thanks .. Subbu

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