Uninstalling stuff (was Re: [squeak-dev] SqueakMap
goran at krampe.se
Sat Feb 26 07:35:44 UTC 2011
On 02/26/2011 01:21 AM, Chris Cunningham wrote:
> 2011/2/25 Göran Krampe<goran at krampe.se>:
>> And finally, as you said - classes should ideally have #release ( opposite
>> of initialize) methods I guess if they need to make modifications to the
>> image before they get deleted. Not sure if that has ever been used for class
>> side initializers - anyone care to elaborate on Smalltalk history here?
> To me, at least ,#release would mean something completely different
> than what you have mentioned here. I'd much rather see a method named
> something like #prepForUnload.
Well, Ijust used the term "release" since it is AFAIK regarded as the
opposite of initialize in Smalltalk. But again, I have almost never used
it - and I don't think I have seen it on the class side, so anyone with
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