[squeak-dev] Selectors with underscores

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 21:10:17 UTC 2010


2010/3/11 Torsten Bergmann <astares at gmx.de>:
>>To my understanding, there is no need of _ in selectors, BUT for
>>hooking external procedures.
>
> There are different use cases, three of the most known:
>
>  a) ORM (GLORP, ...)
>     Mapping column names (which may have underscores) to methods
>
>  b) External stuff (FFI, C-Mapping)
>     Callbacks with the same name as C-functions (with underscores), ...
>
>  c) Mapping of files to methods
>     Seaside for instance maps file resources (CSS, images,
>     javascripts, ... who can have underscores in filenames)
>     either external (Apache, ...) or in-image as methods in
>     subclasses of WAFileLibrary
>
> ...
>

Agree, procedure was a bit restrictive. Say external blob :)

Nicolas

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