[squeak-dev] The Trunk: Compiler-eem.480.mcz

Marcel Taeumel marcel.taeumel at hpi.de
Thu Nov 24 09:03:11 UTC 2022

+1 Even for a loop-based algorithm, clarity would improve if the initial case would be flagged with a symbol, not nil:

x := #start.
[ ... ] whileTrue: [
   x = #start ifTrue: [x := ... ].

Am 23.11.2022 21:23:27 schrieb Tobias Pape <das.linux at gmx.de>:
Yet, nil is only seldom a good domain object.

> On 23. Nov 2022, at 19:34, tim Rowledge wrote:
> I won't quote it all again but what Eliot wrote is important. There are good solid reasons why Smalltalk has a rigorously defined UndefinedObject. We demand rigorously defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!
> tim

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