[Pharo-dev] So, again, why 'object inspect' should answer an object?

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 16:52:42 EDT 2013


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On 26 August 2013 22:51, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:

> ah, ok.. maybe i use outdated image?
>
>
>
> On 26 August 2013 22:41, Camillo Bruni <camillobruni at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I think we agreed that
>> - #inspect: returns the inspected value
>> - #inspector: returns the inspector for the given value
>>
>> I thought we fixed exactly the bug you experience since Ben complained a
>> lot about it ;)
>>
>> On 2013-08-26, at 22:32, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > ... or another reason to answer the inspector window..
>> > because right now it is badly broken:
>> >
>> > EyeInspector class>>inspect: anObject
>> >    InspectorWrapper openInspector: (self inspector: anObject).
>> >    ^ anObject
>> >
>> > but:
>> >
>> > Morph>>inspectInMorphic: evt
>> >    evt hand attachMorph: ((Smalltalk tools inspect: self) extent:
>> 300 at 200)
>> >
>> > that explains why, when i taking the morph's halo
>> > and then use debug context menu and press inspect it,
>> > it puts morph info the hand, and changing its dimensions..
>> > instead of putting inspector  window into hand!
>> >
>> > you can imagine how annoying it is, when you want to debug morphic code.
>> >
>> > The solution is, of course to answer an inspector window instead of
>> > inspected object.. or, since people argued against this, for such cases,
>> > there should be extra protocol, like
>> >
>> > Smalltalk tools inspectorWindowOn: object
>> >
>> > (i changed the code to answer a window right now, but we need to solve
>> that
>> > dilemma)
>> >
>> > --
>> > Best regards,
>> > Igor Stasenko.
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.
>



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Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.
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