[squeak-dev] Proposal | Remove SystemNavigation class >> #doesNotUnderstand:
tim at rowledge.org
Thu Jul 4 22:49:59 UTC 2019
> On 2019-07-04, at 3:43 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Marcel,
> On Jul 4, 2019, at 2:24 AM, Marcel Taeumel <marcel.taeumel at hpi.de> wrote:
>> Hi, there.
>> I just got really confused by the differences of
>> [SystemNavigation allCallsOn: #drawOn:] bench.
>> [SystemNavigation default allCallsOn: #drawOn:] bench.
>> because I expected that MNU fallback to kick in to insert "default" automatically.
>> However, #allCallsOn: is actually implemented in Behavior and not just in SystemNavigation.
>> Can we remove SystemNavigation class >> #doesNotUnderstand: so nobody starts relying on that?
> Tangentally, my feeling, and I know it was Andreas’ feeling too, is that all of
> SystemNavigation default ...
> SystemNavigation ...
> self systemNavigation ...
> are a real mouthful. Any abbreviation would be appreciated. “Smalltalk ...” was much nicer and arguably more comprehensible.
Mine too. I really don't understand the splitting up into near-incomprehensible boxes. So I'd say "can we remove SystemNavigation" or at least "can we provide Smalltalk>>allCalsOn: even if it just delegates"
tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
Useful Latin Phrases:- Quo signo nata es? = What's your sign?
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