[squeak-dev] Horror of the day: StringHolder

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Sun Mar 14 19:31:27 UTC 2010

2010/3/14 Gary Chambers <gazzaguru2 at btinternet.com>:
> Indeed, lol! Welcome to the "club of grief"!
> Regards, Gary.

Would I be a teacher, no doubt this would be a perfect material though ;)
Many things to learn there on oo-programming.
(and probably a nice introduction to refactoring)

Sorry for the trouble Keith, trunk is likely to be a moving target for
a few more months...
Freezing it now would be a bit premature.
Maybe we should throw an eye on what Juan did (if ever he dared
cutting the StringHolder Mammuth into pieces).


> On Sun, 2010-03-14 at 19:55 +0100, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
>> So far, I always felt reluctant diving into Morphic code.
>> But filing out all the messages in a list at once would be such a nice
>> feature for cross-fork synchronization...
>> You know, when a implementors/senders messages span so many MC
>> packages that doing it with MC would be just a waste of time.
>> (I never said MC was perfect. it's does not have to be the universal
>> tool, we got the choice).
>> Let us see where should I hack...
>> Argh! StringHolder and all it's subclasses!
>> Look at all the extensions and hacks implemented there, it's speaking!
>> Hmm, why not using composition and prefer crazy inheritance to death?
>> Nicolas

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