[Pharo-project] Compiler pedantic about ifNotNil: argument

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Mon Oct 11 09:12:46 EDT 2010


On Mon, 11 Oct 2010, Lukas Renggli wrote:

>>> I eventually removed Symbol>>#value: for good. Re-occuring questions
>>> in the mailing list disappeared.
>>
>> That's strange, because Symbol >> #value: was added to Squeak in 2006 during
>> the developement of 3.9.
>
> Why?
>
>  Filename:	Magritte-All-lr.185.mcz
>  Author:		Lukas Renggli
>  Timestamp:	19 January 2007 2:25:14 pm
>  UUID:		e26ba5b5-15b0-4128-9839-1536359b89f0
>  Ancestors:	Magritte-All-lr.184.mcz
>
>  - removed #value: and #value:value: from Symbol (this is now in 3.9
> and not really cool)
>  - changed all (or most) references to these methods

I'm not questioning that you added it to Magritte before 3.9 picked it up. 
I just didn't understand how could the re-occuring questions disappear, 
because Symbol >> #value: was still in the system. But I guess people
didn't understand the code which used this feature.


Levente

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