[squeak-dev] The Inbox: ShoutCore-ct.78.mcz

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Sun Jan 12 18:29:23 UTC 2020

> On 2020-01-12, at 10:04 AM, Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu> wrote:
> I know I sound like a broken record, but if you care about performance, don't use symbols in place of blocks, especially as the arguments of methods like #ifNotNil:, which would optimize the blocks away.
> Also, using a symbol with #ifNotNil: may not legible to the average Smalltalker. I'm sure some would expect [ x ifNotNil: #y ] to yield #y when x is not nil.

+ VeryLargeNumber

Concision ~~ Clarity

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