[Vm-dev] reorganizing opensmalltalk-vm

Norbert Hartl norbert at hartl.name
Sun Oct 28 09:41:06 UTC 2018

> Am 28.10.2018 um 08:44 schrieb Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl>:
> Jakob Reschke <forums.jakob at resfarm.de> wrote:
>> Am Fr., 26. Okt. 2018 um 21:13 Uhr schrieb Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name
>>> One file per method does not work on windows. So if we do not want to
>>> loose them one file per class seems to be the way to go, no?
>> Actually it works fine on Windows, until people come up with ultra-long
>> method names, typically taking lots of arguments. ;-)
> It actually doesn’t really work on any operating system with current
> hardware. Methods are small, and disk blocks are large. The read/write
> amplification kills performance. 

There seem to be very different definitions of „it works“. We should just decide what we want to change: People and hardware or a storage format. 


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