class instance variable question

Daniel Joyce daniel.a.joyce at
Sun Jan 12 10:40:02 UTC 2003

> Another example (at least in my opinion) of Squeak being
> "unnecessarily presumptuous" is when you override the class #new
> method, it also warns you in a similar manner, warning you of
> potential dire consequences of overriding #new.  There are many
> common patterns where overriding #new is the norm, so who was it that
> decided there should be a warning?  I don't know.
> Nevin

Especially given that the one you DON'T wanna touch is #basicNew.


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