[squeak-dev] Object>>printOn: refined.

Trygve Reenskaug trygver at ifi.uio.no
Fri Jun 5 13:52:22 UTC 2020

Do as I do. Make your own tools. Then you get tools you like, you know 
them intimately, and you can change them at whim. It's often much easier 
than having a general tool with a billion options.

On 2020.06.05 13:45, Thiede, Christoph wrote:
> Hi all,
> personally, I am not convinced by displaying the identityHash in each 
> and every inspector window title as shown in Trygve's screenshot. They 
> just make the overall inspector experience a lot more cryptical, 
> compared to a rather small benefit. Also, in my image #asOop returns 
> seven-digit numbers which would cost too much space in the title bars. 
> I think identity comparison is only actually redundant in certain 
> domains or situations, most time you will only open a few inspectors 
> at all.
> Isn't there any possibility to show these IDs only on demand? Or can 
> we find a better way to visualize identity than numbers? Maybe a small 
> individual pixel pattern, or shorter IDs that are only unique amongst 
> the class of the inspected object?
> Also, please note that having the #reuseWindows preference enabled, 
> this hash is redundant at all because it is not possible to inspect 
> the same object twice.
> Best,
> Christoph
> <http://www.hpi.de/>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *Von:* Squeak-dev <squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org> im 
> Auftrag von Chris Muller <ma.chris.m at gmail.com>
> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 4. Juni 2020 21:58:51
> *An:* Taeumel, Marcel
> *Cc:* squeak-dev
> *Betreff:* Re: [squeak-dev] Object>>printOn: refined.
>     > You +1'd the idea of sending #asOop from #printOn:.
>     Nope. I +1'd the idea to be applied to #defaultLabelForInspector
>     because of that "super" issue.
> Ah, I beg your pardon.  My mistake.
>  - Chris


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