[squeak-dev] Re: The Trunk: Tools-mt.534.mcz

Edgar J. De Cleene edgardec2005 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 05:50:44 UTC 2015

On 2/27/15, 3:02 PM, "Marcel Taeumel"
<marcel.taeumel at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:

> At the moment, programmers can do three things with message categories:
> 1. Define their name.
> 2. Define their content.
> 3. Define their order.
> Naming is already difficult. Finding the right place for a message can be
> challenging, too.
> The thing is that order gets messed up pretty quickly. For example,
> extension categories just popup somewhere in between depending on the
> projects you have installed.
> My general impression is often that those categories just have *some* order
> and *want* to be alphabetized to make any sense out of it.
>I am not sure but
> w/o describing the intent of an order, it may just appear bogus to a
> programmer.
> Personally, I am really happy with anything that I do not have to organize
> or care for. Message category orders are such a thing. :-)
> But don't get me wrong: I don't want to push my personal expriences onto
> everybody. Let's discuss it here. ;-)
> Best,
> Marcel
If the question is if we need some preference for this, why do not a quick
vote ?

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