[squeak-dev] Question about "variables" button in browser

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 00:07:19 UTC 2022

> Whether to use a message send or direct access via
> a pool goes along the lines of accessors-vs-instVar-Access.
> I prefer message sends. Direct access can be faster,
> which I exploited in Squeak FFI type accessors and
> generated code.

There's one case where pool variables are better than messages:  for sets
of constants heavily used across a code base.
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