[squeak-dev] _: in selectors

Chris Cunningham cunningham.cb at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 17:33:40 UTC 2018

I have not objection with that AS LONG AS it doesn't inadvertently allow us
to create a method _ (that is #_).  This would make old code and new code
become confusing, I would think.


On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:25 AM Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>

> Hi All,
>     Pharo accepts
> method: p _: q _: r
> ^'cool'
> Squeak does not.  I have an urgent compelling use case in VMMaker.  Would
> there be any strong objections to me modifying the Squeak compiler to
> accept the above when the allowUnderscoresInSelectors preference is in
> effect?
> _,,,^..^,,,_
> best, Eliot
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