[squeak-dev] Re: computers too fast these days?
leves at elte.hu
Mon Aug 19 01:10:14 UTC 2013
On Sun, 18 Aug 2013, Chris Muller wrote:
> The trouble with using an alarm is if #flash gets called again before
> the alarm fires, it will think its negated color is its normal color
> and add yet another alarm to reverse it again, leaving it in the
> flashed color.
> Could you (or Levente) elaborate by why it might not be a good idea?
IIUC if you flash multiple Morphs, the delays will stack. So flashing
10 morphs will cause a second delay.
> I think describing use-cases really helps understand context. For me,
> I use flash as a debugging tool, I open an inspector on a Morph and
> type "self flash" and press and hold Command+d to DoIt. I don't
> really need the Delay since the key-repeat takes care of it..
> On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Marcel Taeumel
> <marcel.taeumel at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
>> Yup, not the best idea. That's why I voted for the use of Morphic Alarms. :)
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