[Pharo-project] Zinc feedback

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Fri May 20 06:33:59 EDT 2011


On May 20, 2011, at 10:08 AM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:

> Stef,
> 
> On 20 May 2011, at 08:57, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:
> 
>> Hi Sven 
>> 
>> with igor we went over the start up list and we saw that ZnServer resgiter all subclasses of ZnServer.
>> We think that it would be better to have a list of servers to be registered and that users can decide.
>> What do you think?
>> 
>> Stef
> 
> It is the traditional/classic idea that a server object in Smalltalk should survive image save/load. This is very convenient for beginners and during development. For production systems, explicit control is better.
> 
> Now that I look at the code again, I must agree that it is a bit weird: only those server registered/started as the default in their class fall under this scheme, not other instances.
> 
> So yes, an explicit managed list of ZnServer subclasses that need startup/shutdown would be nicer. If that is what you mean.

Yes :)
> 
> Sven
> 
> 





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