[squeak-dev] stepTime and wantsSteps

Bob Arning arning315 at comcast.net
Fri Dec 14 14:28:04 UTC 2018

I think the same and this is one of the issues with categories: they are 
slices along one axis. If you prefer a different axis, categories are 
often all wrong.

On 12/14/18 9:12 AM, karl ramberg wrote:
> Isn't that 'testing' category for like querying the object/morph for 
> properties? Like 'wantsSteps', isMorph etc.
> So not for SUnit testing.
> So maybe the category should be named something else to not confuse.
> Cheers,
> Karl
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:17 AM <patrick.rein at hpi.uni-potsdam.de 
> <mailto:patrick.rein at hpi.uni-potsdam.de>> wrote:
>     Hi everyone,
>     while going through the categorizes of Morphic I noticed (or
>     re-discovered) the fact that stepTime and wantsSteps are both in
>     the category 'testing'. While I figured out that this is the case
>     at least since Squeak 3.3, I find this very odd. I would have
>     expected both methods in the category 'stepping and presenter' to
>     which they belong.
>     Are there any good reasons for keeping the methods in that category?
>     On that note: The 'testing' category of Morphic contains several
>     other apparently misplaced methods such as #knownName, #renameTo,
>     #renameInternal:. If no one feels strongly about the membership of
>     these selectors in these categories, I will go ahead in a few days
>     and recategorize them.
>     Bests
>     Patrick

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