Squeak-dev-62 , Shout, Monticello and ToolBuilder

Brian Brown rbb at techgame.net
Sat Nov 25 02:12:26 UTC 2006

On Nov 21, 2006, at 4:46 PM, Andrew Tween wrote:

> I have been investigating why, in a squeak-dev image, Shout fails  
> to syntax
> highlight in a MC Snapshot Browser on the working copy of a package  
> but
> correctly highlights in a snapshot browser on a version of a package.
> It turns out that when creating a snapshot browser for a working copy,
> ToolBuilder is used (see MCTool>>show) but when browsing a package  
> version
> ToolBuilder is NOT used (see MCTool>>showLabelled: ).
> Which one of these is "correct"?
> Is ToolBuilder used by anything else?

ToolBuilder is correct, and provides a layer of abstraction for  
things used by tools (such as browsers) so they are not tied into  


> I can fix the Shout problem by making it work with ToolBuilder. But  
> there is
> little point in doing that if, in the future, ToolBuilder is not  
> going to be
> used.
> Andy

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