[squeak-dev] OmniBrowser support now in trunk

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 10:04:42 UTC 2012


How do I load OmniBrowser these days into a fully updated Squeak 4.4 image?


On 4/3/12, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 05:19:34PM -0700, Colin Putney wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just wanted give a bit more context for the changes I've just uploaded
>> to trunk. They fall into two categories:
>> One is adding support for icons in lists. OmniBrowser uses this to
>> indicate things like methods being overridden and classes inheriting
>> from certain important superclasses, like Collection or Exception.
>> The other is making the current selection available when building
>> context menus for text panes. Previously the current selection wasn't
>> available when the menu was being built, though you could get it when
>> actually executing a menu command. Having the selection lets us
>> determine which refactorings are applicable, and indicate that
>> correctly in the menu.
> Excellent!
>> I probably should have submitted these changes to the Inbox for review
>> before pushing them to trunk, but I didn't think of it until I had
>> already uploaded the first few versions. I don't think there's much
>> risk of breaking anything, though. There's very little change to
>> existing code, and that's only triggered by the model indicating that
>> it wants to use the new functionality when it builds a window in
>> ToolBuilder.
> No worries, if any issues appear we can fix them in trunk. That way
> they will be addressed as quickly as possible.
>> The next release of OmniBrowser should be available pretty soon too,
>> just a few more bugs to fix.
>> Colin

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