[Pharo-project] Understanding RunArray>>scanFrom:

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 20:02:02 EDT 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:50 AM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:

> On Mar 21, 2012, at 11:56 AM, Camillo Bruni wrote:
> >>>
> >> i would also prefer disabling any styling in class comments
> >> because often, when you copy/paste styled text into class comment, it
> >> remains styled..
> >
> > for class comments I would rather go with something like Markdown for
> formatting? which stays readable as is without formatting.
> Yes, I would say so... I have to admit that I am a fan of the general
> "beyond ASCII" idea of which one sees a tiny gimpse of a shadow
> in Squeak... but the way it was done in Squeak was never really good
> enough and people did not use it at all. (Partly because
> both Morphic and it's text model as well as the UI never was any good...).
> E.g. the first thing you want in comments is embedding
> Figures (e.g. of Datastructures)... or even life working examples.
> Is there anything that Squeak Rich Text (of the kind that is serializable
> as a method style) can do that Markdown can not?

Hyperlinks to classes and methods?

> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown
> --
> Marcus Denker -- http://marcusdenker.de

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