[squeak-dev] [Question] How do I use the OmniBrowser?

Colin Putney cputney at wiresong.ca
Wed Oct 1 01:57:48 UTC 2008

On 30-Sep-08, at 11:43 AM, Avi Bryant wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:37 AM, David Röthlisberger
> <squeak at webcitas.ch> wrote:
>>> Ditto.  #br is a horrible selector, we're not suffering from a  
>>> shortage of
>>> vowels, #br stands for break, the selector should be #break just  
>>> as "a"
>>> means anchor.
>> yeah, but there's no #a method implemented in Object that has a  
>> particular
>> meaning as #break has, right?
> Is Object>>break mentioned anywhere in Squeak documentation? I never
> knew about it until now.  It also has no senders (for somewhat obvious
> reasons), so there would be no problem changing it to something else
> like #breakpoint.
> Even without that, though, I don't think there's a real issue here.
> If you're inside canvas code and want a breakpoint, use some other
> receiver - the comment in the #break method itself uses "nil break" as
> an example.

The original issue was that OB uses a flag icon to call attention to  
senders of #halt and #break. In rendering methods, that's a false alarm.

It seems like #break is only used by the tools, so it would better to  
change that than Seaside.


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