[squeak-dev] The Inbox: Kernel-nice.1200.mcz
David T. Lewis
lewis at mail.msen.com
Mon Dec 10 13:40:05 UTC 2018
On Sun, Dec 09, 2018 at 10:45:15PM -0800, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> I think you should move this to trunk.
> On Sun, Dec 9, 2018 at 2:17 AM <commits at source.squeak.org> wrote:
> > Nicolas Cellier uploaded a new version of Kernel to project The Inbox:
> > http://source.squeak.org/inbox/Kernel-nice.1200.mcz
> > ==================== Summary ====================
> > Name: Kernel-nice.1200
> > Author: nice
> > Time: 9 December 2018, 11:17:42.830548 am
> > UUID: 4608ee87-5859-4132-918f-df0f71dcc07e
> > Ancestors: Kernel-eem.1199
> > Let's make basicInspect robust to crazy numbers.
> > With http://www.squeaksource.com/ArbitraryPrecisionFl.html
> > I can create crazy numbers like this:
> > ((1 asArbitraryPrecisionFloatNumBits: 100) timesTwoPower: 1e100)
> > But then I can't print to decimal form (a bit too many bytes to be
> > allocated....).
> > The problem when debugging such monster is that basicInspect is not
> > basicEnough: it insists on printing the Number in the inspector title
> > (label)!
> > If we invoke basicInspect, we generally want something basic. Even if we
> > just inspect, having a label spanning more than 100 chars is vain...
> > So let's be robust.
> > =============== Diff against Kernel-eem.1199 ===============
> > Item was changed:
> > ----- Method: Number>>defaultLabelForInspector (in category 'printing')
> > -----
> > defaultLabelForInspector
> > "Answer the default label to be used for an Inspector window on
> > the receiver."
> > + ^ super defaultLabelForInspector, ': ', ([self
> > printStringLimitedTo: 100]
> > + ifError: ['<error cannot print this number>'])!
> > - ^ super defaultLabelForInspector, ': ', self printString!
> best, Eliot
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