Squeak and Namespaces
Michael van der Gulik
mikevdg at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 04:51:37 UTC 2006
On 11/30/06, James Foster <james at foster.net> wrote:
> Michael's description is something like what GemStone/Smalltalk
> provides—each login is assigned an array of SymbolDictionary instances (a
> SymbolList), and compiling is in the context of a SymbolList. You can have
> multiple globals visible with the same name, but the first one found is
> used. Different code can be compiled with different instances of SymbolList,
> and multiple instances of SymbolList can reference the same
> SymbolDictionary. Security can be addressed by giving a user a SymbolList
> that does not reference things that should be hidden.
That sounds interesting.
- How do you specify that. rather than the first global found, you want to
use a different global with the same name?
- Can SymbolDictionaries be nested? I.e.
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