[squeak-dev] Improving visibility of comments in Shout renders code within SqueakTheme

Chris Muller asqueaker at gmail.com
Tue May 17 01:30:31 UTC 2022

> No ultra-strong opinion here, but in general, comments are an inherent
> part of Smalltalk. As code and comments tell a shared story together, I'm
> not convinced by separating both from each other even more. Italic has a
> "virtual", "artificial", or "auxiliary" connotation to me, as opposed to
> "normal" or "real" code.
Interesting, this is actually why I use italic for comments.  It's
*human-speak*, whereas the upright code speaks to the computer.  Italics is
often used in writing for referring to external quotations, which enhance
the thing being written about.  It seems like a perfect fit, to me.
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