[squeak-dev] Menus and cmd keys considered quite, quite, mad

Chris Muller ma.chris.m at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 17:41:07 UTC 2015

> > If we have to cache menus and introduce some "cache-flushing
> > algorithm" merely for performance, then I think its a sign that we
> > should do a critical re-evaluation of the pragma-based preferences.
> > I'm starting to think the negative aspects they've brought to
> > Preference management within the system outweigh their positives, when
> > compared to simple object structures accessed by a unified API..
> I don't agree. There'll always be a cache you have to remember to flush.
> In fact, the Preferences are a cache even without the pragma prefs.

Preferences never needs to be "flushed".  Why?  Because its an original
model, not a cache.  A "cache" is extranneous -- on TOP of original models,
for purposes of performance..
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