my Framework

David Zmick dz0004455 at
Wed Jan 2 22:59:52 UTC 2008

yes, it is my first, but i understand all of the classes, etc.  I want to
make an expandable cryptology system that will have other classes with
certain methods to control the framework, or base class,  its just fancy

On 1/2/08, Ralph Johnson <johnson at> wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008 1:39 PM, David Zmick <dz0004455 at> wrote:
> > i am working on a program with a framework, and modules that will plug
> into
> > it, and i need to know how to send a class name around. for example: i
> have
> > a method in one class, that servers as a module, that will "Procces
> > Commands" sent to the framework. I have another class that is suposed to
> > manage the commands and getting them to the right place.
> >
> > ManCommands-the command managing class
> >
> > Framework-the framework that manages input/output
> >
> > BasicModule1-a module that will eventually be used to run other
> "modules"
> >
> > how do i get the framework to tell ManCommands to send the command sent
> to
> > the framework to the ProccessCommand method it BasicModule1>
> I've taught Smalltalk to a lot of people.  Based on that experience, I
> think you are heading in the wrong direction.  You probably shouldn't
> be talking about modules, but about classes.  You shouldn't think
> about a module that runs other modules.  Further, classes are objects,
> so you usually don't pass names of classes around, but the classes
> themselves.
> Is this your first Smalltalk system?
> -Ralph Johnson
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