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

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Sat Feb 13 02:32:30 UTC 2010

On Sat, 13 Feb 2010, K. K. Subramaniam wrote:

> 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.

There are two cases when this is reported:
1. there are no blocks at all in the method
2. there are blocks, but all are inlined

The information is useful in the second case.

>> - 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 ].

That would be the same as #isKindOf:.


> 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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