[Pharo-project] senders search symbols, class references shouldn't do it as well?

Marcus Denker marcus.denker at inria.fr
Sun Jun 17 13:41:24 EDT 2012


On Jun 17, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:

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> On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr> wrote:
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> On Jun 16, 2012, at 11:42 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
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> > 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?
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> This is not really possible. "senders of" is actually "has this symbol in the literal array".
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> the class references, it searches for class bindings in the literal array.
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> 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 sensitive) ?
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maybe... I wonder if it will not give strange false positives...

What I would really like to have instead would be a higher level model for code that we could query *for real*. 

	Marcus



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