[Pharo-project] [ENH]: Zinc - Streaming Download Progress

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 16:48:32 EDT 2012

On 13 July 2012 21:23, Sean P. DeNigris <sean at clipperadams.com> wrote:
> Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote
>> Uhh, HTTPProgress was already there. I believe all progress is done that
>> way, no ?
> Oh, okay. Using exceptions for non-exceptional conditions seems like a hack.
> My first cut at cleaning up the SystemProgressMorph was in preparation to
> re-implement using announcements instead.

Well, using Exceptions for non-exceptional conditions is a hack. But
these aren't, they're Notifications, which are entirely different!

Seriously though, resumable exceptions are at the core of how
Squeak/Pharo work. They're really useful.


> Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote
>> With Announcements the problem is that you have to specify an Announcer,
>> Notifications are just thrown in the air ;-)
> How about an announcer per client that also forwards to one for the whole
> Zinc library?
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