[Pharo-project] senders search symbols, class references shouldn't do it as well?
Mariano Martinez Peck
marianopeck at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 12:48:24 EDT 2012
On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:
> On Jun 16, 2012, at 11:42 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> > If I search senders of 'foo' I do get those method that has #foo inside.
> However, if I search class references to Bar, it doesn't found methods that
> have something like Smalltalk at: #Bar.
> > shouldn't it also find this?
> This is not really possible. "senders of" is actually "has this symbol in
> the literal array".
> the class references, it searches for class bindings in the literal array.
But what if class references search not only in the class bindings in the
literal array but also symbol (as senders do) of its name (with case
> both are *very* simplistic. The system is not searching for "message
> sends" or "class references" at all.
> What you want would mean far more analysis, with real semantical knowledge
> that is not available on that level.
> Marcus Denker -- http://marcusdenker.de
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