[squeak-dev] FileList2>listForPattern(s): and MessageSend abuse

Bob Arning arning315 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 5 01:48:35 UTC 2017

On 10/4/17 9:27 PM, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> On 04-10-2017, at 5:26 PM, Bob Arning <arning315 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> It was an experiment from the summer of 2000. It was where expandable hierarchical directory lists were added. It also added some features that were wanted in EToys at the time. Some time later, some of its features were rolled back into FileList.
> Thanks Bob. I’m glad someone can remember that far back!
Doesn't take remembering - just open up a 2.9 image.
> Don’t suppose you recall anything about why it is subclassed from StringHolder? That really does seem odd...
Well, the whole point is to provide a view of the contents of a file 
which you can read, edit and save. The rest is just how to get that 
content in the first place. So, it's a StringHolder with some extra 
buttons attached.
> tim
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