SwitchView is gone was: Porting from other dialects
Ralph E. Johnson
johnson at cs.uiuc.edu
Wed Aug 19 07:29:38 UTC 1998
At 12:26 PM 8/18/98, Bijan Parsia wrote:
>There must be a third way, preferably at least *semi*-automated. I've
>notice that a lot of porting issues are *in essence* quite minor (a matter
>of name, or slight differences in selectors, etc.) It shouldn't be that
>hard to write a one-way "Porter's aid" that rewrote the relevent methods
>into Squeakish (something akin to having the compiler treat method
>temporaries as method temporaries).
This is one of the uses of the Refactoring Browser. It has a
pattern matcher that you can use to rewrite code. It is pretty
good at making large-scale changes to your system. Of course,
it doesn't work for Squeak yet.
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