[squeak-dev] "find method" changes

Alexander Lazarević laza at blobworks.com
Sun Mar 7 22:54:41 UTC 2010

fine with me

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 02:09, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have a UI problem in the context menu for classes.  "find method"
> essentially produces a redundancy of the methods list, except
> demanding that the user to actually click a little area labelled
> "accept" before Squeak will show the method.  This is just wrong in
> multiple ways, embarassingly bad.  And so, I'd just like to warn
> everyone that, barring any major objections, I intend to get out my
> buzz saw and improve Squeak.
> My plans are to remove the existing "find method..." behavior which
> produces the redundant panel and replace it with the wild-card dialog
> produced currently by "find method wildcard...".  "find method
> wildcard..." will be removed from the menu.  Of course the hot-key
> (Command+f) will still work to produce the wildcard dialog.
> Sorry, this is a chance to repeat one of my favorite axioms: "if you
> have two things that are almost the same, then you should either make
> them the same or make them very different."    :)
> Ridding Squeak of this user-controlling, energy-sapping panel will
> definitely be a increment in the right direction.
> Ok?

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