[Vm-dev] Re: Mac + Cog - mouse clicks
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Fri Dec 24 02:46:41 UTC 2010
On 12/23/2010 6:30 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> mmm other thoughts.
>> The plugins *could* be just the raw binaries ala unix builds. The only reason they were bundles is because in early 2000 era we ran os-9 and os-x flavors.
>> That could be all dropped, and maybe just forgo creating plugin bundles.
> Thanks for details, i added an issue ticket to not forget this.
I think it would be better to file general VM issues on bugs.squeak.org.
>> On 2010-12-23, at 5:46 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>>> On 24 December 2010 02:16, John M McIntosh
>>> <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> wrote:
>>>> Historically I had not put the defaults in the binary because people sometimes would grab the binary and toss all the other parts of the bundle. Later no one understood how to change a default because the plist hint was missing.
>>> Yeah.. well.. to prevent tossing, i would simply bummer with message
>>> like 'hey! where is my bundle?'. :)
>>> It is easy to do by applying following pattern everywhere:
>>> replace all calls like
>>> value := getKeyValue( KeyName)
>>> value := getKeyValue( KeyName , defaultValue)
>>> so, there is no chance to get NULL& crash, because returned values
>>> are always valid.
>>> Esteban, it all yours..
>>> I don't have time doing it right now, because i got like 6 other
>>> configs to write :)
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