[squeak-dev] Re: MessageTally fixes

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Sun Feb 21 15:06:53 UTC 2010

On Sun, 21 Feb 2010, Juan Vuletich wrote:

> Levente Uzonyi wrote:
>> On Fri, 19 Feb 2010, Juan Vuletich wrote:
>>> Juan Vuletich wrote:
>>> Ok. It seems the class variable is needed for the debugger. Letting the 
>>> debugger terminate the Timer greately enhances UI responsiveness when 
>>> doing Alt-. during a tally. So I left it there. What is not needed anymore 
>>> AFAIK is the #close method, as #ensure: ensures terminating it in the 
>>> normal (non-debugger) case. The attach also includes raising an error in 
>>> case of nested a tally being started. I did it in Cuis, and will be in the 
>>> next Cuis release. Levente, feel free to test and publish for Squeak, or 
>>> to take ideas from it.
>> Thanks, this looks good. The only thing I don't understand is that why
>> CodeHolder is better than StringHolder to view the report of MessageTally?
>> I found no use of the buttons. Is there anything different about CodeHolder 
>> and StringHolder in Cuis?
> In Cuis, a StringHolder uses a TextEditor and a CodeHolder uses a 
> SmalltalkEditor. So, a CodeHolder adds handy Smalltalk shortcuts like alt-m.

Thanks for the explanation.

> BTW, if you take a close look at Cuis, I'm sure you'd be porting tons of 
> stuff back to Squeak.

That's probably true and I guess other people would do the same. A few 
pointers would be helpful.


> Cheers,
> Juan Vuletich
>> Levente
>>> Cheers,
>>> Juan Vuletich

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